原文：KEEN Honored with Health Magazine's "2008 America's Healthiest Fitness Award"
May 27, 2008 - KEEN Inc., a leader in hybrid outdoor performance products including footwear, socks and bags, announced today that the company is the proud recipient of Health magazine's "2008 America's Healthiest Fitness Award" for the KEEN Voyageur in the Footwear: Light Hiking CATegory.
"KEEN is thrilled to receive Health magazine's '2008 America's Healthiest Fitness Award' for the Voyageur." said Bobbie Parisi, Vice President of Marketing. "The spirit of this award is perfectly inline with the KEEN philosophy of living a HybridLife, a life that includes enjoying the outdoors regardless of where you are, creating possibilities and giving back to the world around you."
The Voyageur, like its cousin the Targhee II, is a rugged cruiser, but with its windows down and sunroof up for ventilation. Stripped of waterproofing in favor of mesh lining, the Voyageur allows for more ventilation on hot summer days. Featuring dual density compression molded EVA midsole, a torsion stability ESS shank, S3 heel support structure, and patented toe protection; the Voyageur is equipped to handle all that warm weather trails can offer. The aggressive outsole has 4mm lugs to bite into the terrain, providing excellent traction. The Voyageur rises to the ocCASIOn while prEVENTing your temperature from rising.
About Health's "America's Healthiest Fitness Awards"
Health's "America's Healthiest Fitness Awards" spotlights the best fitness products for women. These products undergo rigorous evaluation by a panel of top fitness experts, who rate them for effectiveness, innovation, and ease of use in addition to other criteria. The awards will be featured in the June issue of Health, on newsstands May 27, 2008.
KEEN Inc., manufacturer of hybrid footwear, socks and bags, is an outdoor brand that delivers innovative hybrid products, enabling all outdoor enthusiasts to live an active lifestyle. Founded in 2003, KEEN was first recognized for its Newport sandal, which featured patented toe protection technology.
The company strives to demonstrate integrity and leadership, especially on social and environmental commitments, while promoting an inclusive outdoors community. Through its giving program Hybrid.Care, the company provides support to a variety of social and environmental organizations around the globe.
Based in Portland, Oregon, KEEN products are available in retail locations in the United States, Canada, Australia, New ZEALand, Asia, Central America, South America and Europe. To learn more, visit www.keenfootwear.com.