Hi-Tec Sports has been awarded the top footwear prize at this year’s Outdoor Industries Awards Ceremony held in Windermere, U.K. on March 10, 2005. The brand has been officially voted ‘Outdoor Footwear of the Year 2005' at this prestigious event for their Sierra V-Lite footwear collection. The award was voted for by UK and Irish retailers.

Accepting the award for HI-TEC was UK Managing Director, David Goulding who said: “Whether it be Outdoor, Golf, Court, Athletic or Magnum – HI-TEC has a great deal to be proud of. Awards like this are a clear indication of the high regard UK and Irish retailers have for our brand. Whilst at the same time ensuring our formidable partnership continues with the independent sector. The launch of the new CDT Power Golf shoe and now the award winning V-Lite Footwear demonstrate the strengths of our technology and the continued success of the brand. This has made a great start to 2005 and there is plenty more to come.”