Beginning August 2007, some New Balance shoes will feature the
Gore-Tex waterproof and breathable lining. To be introduced in August 2007
are two new trail running shoes, the New Balance 1110 and 800, both in
men's and women's versions and extended sizes and widths.
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Will Rietveld Ph.D, Senior Editor for Gear and Apparel, joined the BPL staff in April 2004. In his former career, Will was a research scientist, project manager, and R&D program administrator. Now retired, he lives in southern Colorado where he takes up a new career of backpacking year-round in the mountains and canyon country of the Southwest. During the summer months Will and his wife Janet are volunteer wilderness rangers in the Weminuche Wilderness. He has been a lightweight backpacker for 52 years and an ultralight backpacker for 13 years.
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