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Dalhausser Joins Honu



Olympic gold medalist, Phil Dalhausser, is on a roll!

One of the world’s best players has inked a deal with Honu, a world-leader in innovative casual sandals.

Here’s the official press release from Honu.

“Olympic Gold Medalist & Beach Volleyball
Star, Phil Dalhausser Joins Team Honu

World Champion beach volleyball player prepares for upcoming Olympic Games in London and the launch of Honu’s Pro VB sandal.

Orlando – July 19, 2012 – Honu Sportz, an innovator of casual sandals built with a combination of technology and comfort specific to the beach and watersports lifestyle, is pleased to announce Olympian and World Champion volleyball player, Phil Dalhausser has joined Team Honu.

Dalhausser, a veteran volleyball player with accomplishments such as 2008 Beijing Olympic Gold Medalist and four-time USA Volleyball Beach Male Athlete of the Year on his resume, is getting ready for the Olympics in London and will be packing his Honu sandals.

“Honu makes a quality sandal clearly built for people who enjoy an active, beach lifestyle,” Dalhausser said. “For me, the Pro VB is an ideal shoe, providing all of the comfort, support and breathability I want in a sandal. I’m proud to be joining Team Honu and am grateful for their backing.”

Dalhausser will debut the Pro VB sandal with Honu’s all-new “HST” technology at this year’s Olympic Games in London. The “HST” patent-pending technology involves foot bed contours that add stability, durability and comfort through each step.

“We are excited to have someone with Phil’s achievements and influence help us launch our Pro VB sandal this beach season. Honu is making strides among all levels of volleyball and the addition of Phil as a key spokesperson will help us connect with players across the globe,” said Honu President and owner, Mike Pare.

Nicknamed “The Beast,” Dalhausser has put together one of the best resumes on the tour and is considered by many to be one of the most dominating players since the days of Olympian and Honu partner, Sinjin Smith. Dalhausser is a front runner to repeat and win a 2012 Olympic gold medal with partner Todd Rogers and Honu would like to take this opportunity to wish them, and all of the other USA athletes, good luck!

About Honu:

Honu, a world-leader in innovative casual sandals, offers a shoe built with a perfected combination of technology and comfort specific to the beach and watersports lifestyle. Based in Orlando, Florida, Honu shows its support by providing sponsorship on all levels from beach volleyball’s top professional events to indoor junior events to numerous charity events. Honu has partnered with the NVL, USAV, AVCA, NCSVA (Collegiate Sand Championships), and Sinjin Smith and Randy Stoklos Beach Volleyball Camps. Honu has built its success on uncompromising quality, innovative technology and the design philosophy that “comfort and design are not mutually exclusive.” Honu employees and athletes are the life force behind its products. From design, development and production, we take responsibility for each detail to make the best sandals in the world.

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Mande Raiher
Honu Sportz, Volleyball Brand Manage

(images: Dalhausser FB Page/ Honu)

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