Monthly Archives: July 2014


This is the second half of the article on ‘THE FIRST THIRTY YEARS’, written for the 1967/68 Year book. The second paragraph has already appeared on the site as part of the piece on Bobby Bridge, but we have retained … Continue reading

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Norman Walsh, Legendary Maker of Race Walking Shoes – RIP

Tributes to the late Norman Walsh, who died last week at the age of 82, have stressed his remarkable career as an innovative maker of sports shoes. The Walsh web site notes: Starting his career at JW FosterĀ in 1945 at … Continue reading

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