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Warrior Sports Announces Klone Lab, LLC as New Sandal Licensing Partner

April 20th 2010

Boston, MA -

Warrior Sports is proud to announce that KLONE LAB, LLC will be its U.S. licensing partner for sandals and slides. The KLONE LAB team brings over 40 years of footwear experience to the table with brands like adidas, Reef, Converse, Hurley, Speedo, Timberland, and Target.

"KLONE LAB, LLC is well positioned to bring Warrior Sports' innovation and cutting-edge design to the dynamic sandal business," says Mark Cavanaugh, general manager of Warrior footwear and apparel. "The KLONE LAB, LLC team's experience and expertise in the footwear industry will allow us to offer a range of sandals to complement our existing line of high performance equipment, footwear and apparel."

KLONE LAB is a full service global licensing company that specializes in design, manufacture and distribution of sports and lifestyle accessory sandals. The KLONE LAB, LLC executive team is led by CEO, Tom McGee, who has more than 19 years of product and brand marketing experience with leading global footwear brands. President, Matt Palma brings more than 16 years of sales, marketing and retail merchandising experience to the team. Brett Ritter will serve as The Global Head of Design & Product. Ritter was the former VP of Product for Reef Sandals. Stan Rosenzweig is a managing partner and will lead the operations and logistics team for KLONE LAB.

KLONE LAB will launch a Warrior sandal and slide collection for SS11.

Headquartered in Warren, Michigan, Warrior Sports is recognized as one of the sporting goods industry's premier manufacturers of innovative, high performance, cutting-edge equipment, footwear and apparel for lacrosse and hockey athletes of all ages and abilities. Founded in 1993 by former champion lacrosse player David Morrow, Warrior was acquired by privately-held New Balance Athletic Shoe, Inc. in February 2004. Warrior is dedicated to a core set of philosophies and strengths: technical superiority, grassroots marketing, original and creative youthful expression, and strong partnerships with retailers and suppliers. Warrior's Players Club is the best players in the world helping to make the best equipment in the world and is reserved for the top professionals in lacrosse and hockey today. For more information on Warrior please visit www.warriorsports.com.