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VJ Shoes &OCRWC Partner for 2022 OCR World Championships

May 26, 2022

/OUTDOOR SPORTSWIRE/ – Obstacle Course Racing (OCR) athletes know that shoes are one of the most important pieces of equipment in their kit, so it’s with great excitement that the OCR World Championships announces it has once again partnered with VJ Shoes as the official worldwide shoe sponsor of 2022 OCR World Championships (OCRWC), September 22-25 at Stratton Mountain Resort in Vermont, USA.

“Our athletes trust VJ Shoes. They’re simply perfect for OCR racing,” Adrian Bijanada, CEO and founder of the OCRWC, said. “We couldn’t be happier to bring our athletes the best shoes in the business.”

For over 40 years, VJ Shoes have been chosen by top athletes as an essential part of their training and race day gear.  Athletes know that when they trust their gear, they can give their best effort and perform their best – whether it is a personal best, FKT, podium or a championship.  VJ earns that right every time out by being the best grip on the planet.

“VJ Shoes have given the world’s best athletes The Best Grip On The Planet for 40 years. We are proud of our long history of giving athletes the confidence and grip to have their best races in every race, including OCRWC.” said Vili and Matt, representing VJ Shoes in Finland and the USA, respectively.

VJ Shoes leverage cutting-edge technology, the latest materials and uncompromising values to produce shoes with the best grip on the planet. All VJ shoes are engineered to give athletes a shoe with superb fit, durability, and grip.  VJ Shoes give athletes the utmost confidence to push themselves on the course, no matter the conditions or terrain.

The latest model, the XTRM2, will be available onsite, along with the MAXX and Spark models at the 2022 OCR World Championships and for sale on the OCRWC website.

About VJ Shoes: VJ Shoes were born in the dense forests of central Finland 40 years ago from a need for a better shoe for the rough and slippery terrain. Making shoes for Orienteering and other extreme athletes, VJ shoes proved themselves with exceptional durability, superior grip, and high quality.

Available since 2019 in North America, VJ Shoes have helped athletes achieve their dreams and win world championships in various all-terrain sports including OCR, trail running, ultra and sky running. That’s why the world’s best athletes and adventurers choose VJ shoes.

About Adventurey and the Obstacle Course Racing World Championships: Created by Adventurey, the OCR World Championships is the only independent global championship for the sport of Obstacle Course Racing. The 2021 OCR World Championships will be held September 23-26 at Stratton Mountain Resort, Vermont, USA. With cash and prizes for winners, the event will attract more than 5,000 athletes from 75 nations and feature the best OCR racers in the world.