Optimum rugby boots
Optimum Design (UK) Ltd were set up in 1997 in Wigan, Greater Manchester making it one of the youngest of the companies manufacturing and supplying into the niche market in protective gear for rugby players, also in their range are balls, equipment, active wear, skins and of course boots. Although they are a relative newcomer they also trade in France, Germany, Portugal, USA, Canada, Chile, Argentina and Japan.
Optimum and league
Optimum who started life supplying into rugby league some 12 years ago sponsor some great names in the game such such as, Kevin Sinfield (Leeds), Leon Pryce (St Helens), Lee Burrows (Leeds) and Sean Long (St Helens), all of whom started out in local Amateur Rugby Leage. The business is not afraid to use the latest on-line features such as facebook and youtube to help in marketing. Look out for the Optimum boot test video now featuring on youtube.
Boots are perhaps not the biggest feature in the Optimum product offering but they do have three styles on offer and they are: Blaze a soft toe rugby boot with top quality leather. High quality Supersoft leather upper ultimate fit and comfort. Inferno soft toe rugby boot with top quality leather. High quality Supersoft leather upper ultimate fit and comfort and top of the range the Pulse Pro Rugby Boot, with soft, tumbled Nappa leather and increased reinforcement and support. The outsole is a 6 stud screw-in Bi-Color Injected Polymer unit with "Ladder" chassis for enhanced propulsion and controlled forefoot traction.