Astral Road Warrior Embarks on ‘Shoe the People’ Tour

April 2, 2016

Asheville, NC — Apr 1, 2016 – Astral will launch their seasoned Road Warrior, Gabe Latini, into the East Coast festival scene for this year’s ‘Shoe the People’ Tour. Cruising around in the Astral Chevy 3500 van, Gabe will be introducing festival-goers to Astral footwear; shoes created with outdoor nature enthusiasts in mind. At select events, Gabe will be collecting shoe donations to support homeless shelters where Astral was born, Asheville, NC.

“It takes a very ‘special’ person to do that job. That is totally Gabe; he’s great with people, incredibly funny, caring and genuine.” Astral VP Sales & Marketing Christie Dobson says of Gabe. “Astral has the perfect special person driving that van and representing our emerging brand.”

Trust us, Gabe will have you swooning and trading in your old kicks for some new Astral footwear in no time and you’ll thank us! Your recycled festy sandals could be replaced by the new Rosa or Filipe, the flip flop that instantly converts into a sandal via a simple, sturdy strap. Featuring Astral’s signature sticky G®Rubber on the outsole and footbed, these flip-flops will allow you to get your groove on minus the foot slippage. Say hello to your new favorite flip flop to dance and chill in. MSRP $69.95

Don’t miss your chance to give back through the ‘Shoe the People’ tour (plus receive a special price on Astral footwear). For more details, please contact Julie Bacon at jbacon@darbycommunications.com. Follow Gabe’s adventures here and check out the new Astral website.

About Astral
Established in 2002, Astral has grown to specialize in high performance footwear alongside its industry-leading safety gear for paddlers. Independently owned and operated with a sincere commitment to making products of the highest performance and style for use in Nature.  Astral is based in the year-round outdoor wonderland Asheville, NC and has satellite offices near Truckee, Saigon, and Nottingham.