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Converse Launches Holiday 2012 Skateboarding Footwear Collection

The Holiday 2012 Skateboarding Collection will be available nationwide and globally at specialty retailers, department stores and at www.converse.com beginning November 2012.

CONVERSE SKATEBOARDING COLLECTION

TRAPASSO PRO II Converse introduces the Holiday 2012 CONS Trapasso Pro II sneaker, a signature performance sneaker worn by Converse Skateboarding Ambassador Nick Trapasso. The CONS Trapasso Pro II features full-memory foam in the collar and tongue for a true customized fit and molded multi-destiny ™ sock liner.  Specially designed by Converse, the Ortholite sock liner provides a soft, cushioned feel ideal for skateboarding.  New colors available in chocolate, white, and black. Suggested Retail Price $65

KA-ONE VULC Converse Skateboarding Ambassador Kenny Anderson’s second signature sneaker, the KA-One Vulc, returns this holiday season with updated colors. The vulcanized construction on the KA-One Vulc, combined with the EVA sockliner, creates a flexible and durable sneaker, naturally lending itself to a skateboard.  The KA-One Vulc is available in dark navy, black, and white.  Suggested Retail Price $60

About Converse

Converse Inc., based in N. Andover, Massachusetts, is a wholly owned subsidiary of NIKE, Inc. Established in 1908, the Converse brand has built a reputation as “America’s Original Sports Company”™ and has been associated with a rich heritage of legendary shoes such as the Chuck Taylor® All Star® shoe, the Jack Purcell® shoe and the One Star® shoe. Today, Converse offers a diverse portfolio including lifestyle men's, women's and children’s footwear, apparel and accessories. Converse product is sold globally by retailers in over 160 countries and through 67 company-owned retail locations in the U.S. For more information, visit Converse on the web at www.converse.com.

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Converse   

646.563.7380 / lacy.pica@converse.com