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Altama’s OTB Maritime Assault  Boot Wins NAUMD’s Best Footwear Innovation Award


OTB Maritime Assault Boot, Winner of NAUMD’s Best Footwear Innovation Award


Morristown, TN – May 5, 2017 Since its first public appearance at SHOT Show this past January, the Altama OTB Maritime Assault boot has been widely discussed at tactical gear shows worldwide. The OTB Maritime Assault Boot was designed specifically to replace the old school canvas style shoes commonly used by Navy SEALs during OTB operations. At first glance, the OTB Maritime Assault Boot looks like a typical sneaker, however closer review will show what makes the shoe worthy of elite operators.

Strategically placed drainage ports at the forefoot flex points of the boot helps water drain immediately after exiting the body of water. The water friendly materials feature low absorption and faster dry times. The SEAL rubber sticky outsoles allow for extra grip on slick surfaces and full length one piece ABS shank provides stability and support – making it easier to climb caving ladders. The slim design is specifically for the boots to fit into dive fins used by militaries worldwide. Inevitably, the OTB Maritime Assault has already adopted the nickname “Combat Chucks.”


“We are honored that our boot won the Best Footwear Innovation Award at NAUMD. We want the OTB Maritime Assault Boot to be known as the most badass sneaker in the world,” said Kevin Cole, CEO of the The Original Footwear Co. The OTB Maritime Assault will be released in low cut and mid height versions. The boots will initially be available in Black, Coyote and Original Multicam®. Cole said, “We’ll be releasing more colors at a later date.”

Customers can expect to the OTB Maritime Assault boots on shelves and online beginning in August, 2017.



11 Responses to “Altama’s OTB Maritime Assault  Boot Wins NAUMD’s Best Footwear Innovation Award”

  1. Aaron says:

    Definitely could be a pair of Vans…

  2. Asinine Name says:

    Wide fittings? Please? *snivel*

  3. Kris says:

    I’m just waiting for the old school jungle boots to be available in coyote.

  4. Ed says:

    Let’s test it out and see if holds up!

  5. TPT1731 says:

    Any word on MSRP? I’m not conducting any OTB missions, but this would make a killer shoe to step up the casual Fridays game.

  6. $89.99 pre-order price for the mid boot.

  7. John Smith says:

    Dance with the one that brought you.