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Tue., Dec. 20, 2011, 6:21 a.m.

Walking on ice? Boot company gets a grip

Sixteen carbide steel tips provide the traction on ice for the three Korkers waterproof, insulated boots. (Associated Press)
Sixteen carbide steel tips provide the traction on ice for the three Korkers waterproof, insulated boots. (Associated Press)

WINTER SPORTS -- No need to be slip-sliding along all winter.

Korkers, the Oregon boot company that made its name with interchangeable soles for fishermen's wading boots, has diversified into other footwear, including with snowboots that have different traction options, including studded soles for applications such as ice fishing.

Check out this story from the Oregonian.




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