November 3, 2017
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Robbie Reaches Canberra on The Longest Try

On the 2nd November Robbie Dolan was in Canberra for the 1st tackle of The Longest Try. ArmaSkin has provided a supply of our blister prevention socks to help Robbie on his journey which is raising funds for children's charities. Since leaving Melbourne 12 days he's covered  497 km, averaging 41.5 km per day. As well

October 22, 2017
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The Longest Try (1800km) starts in Melbourne

ArmaSkin are pleased to supporting long distance runners such as Robbie Dolan with blister prevention. Robbie has just set off on a 42 day, 1800km run from Melbourne to Brisbane to accomplish The Longest Try. This fundraising run for childrens charities coincides with the Rugby League World Cup soon to get underway in Australia.  To

October 17, 2017
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Hayley PB’s the Melbourne Half Marathon

The Melbourne Marathon Festival featured one of ArmaSkin’s most popular runners.  Hayley Newman from Perth started wearing ArmaSkin over twelve months back when she was running ultra-marathons with a standout performance of a sub 10hr 100km. Hayley, a busy mother of 3, has since targeted her efforts to include shorter distances and aimed to achieve

October 16, 2017
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The Longest Try October Launch

As the World Rugby World Cup comes to Australia so does Robbie Dolan who is aiming to run 1800km from Melbourne to Brisbane in 42 days. Yes that is a marathon every day! Robbie will set out on October 22nd. ArmaSkin has provided Robbie with pairs of blister preventing socks to try to eliminate at

September 25, 2017
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Tangles and Tail Resumes Americas Walk

After spending close to a month in Coyhaique resting and getting some dental work Lucy has recommenced her Walk of the Americas.   As of 23 Sept she had reached Alto Rio Senguer.  Happily ArmaSkin has been able to resupply Lucy to help her with blister prevention over the coming miles of walking through Argentina.

August 29, 2017
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Mt Borah team Eclipse experience of a life time

A team of adventurers led by Jeff Zausch chose to climb Mt Borah, Idaho, to view the recent total solar eclipse. The mountain range in the area was mystically shrouded by smoke haze to a level of about 9000ft.  At the peak of over 12000ft the team experienced clear skies and a wonderful eclipse transition from day to

August 21, 2017
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Tangles and Tail Walks the Americas. Who is Lucy Barnard? PART 2

ArmaSkin has been supporting the epic challenge being undertaken by Lucy Barnard, an Australian woman, who has embarked on a 3 year attempt to "Walk the Americas." Here is the second part of the interview with Lucy. On a daily basis, what gets you out of your sleeping bag and ready to continue your journey? You

August 19, 2017
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Tangles and Tail Walks the Americas. Who is Lucy Barnard? PART 1

Since February, ArmaSkin has been following the epic challenge being undertaken by Lucy Barnard, an Australian woman, who has embarked on a 3 year attempt to "Walk the Americas." The adventure, already punctuated by a major snow storm, takes Lucy on self-planned routes from the southern tip of South America, through Central America with the

August 14, 2017
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6 Steps to Stop Blisters when Hiking

As ArmaSkin strives to achieve 100% satisfaction with its customers we have tabulated what we see as the top 6 steps to preventing blisters when hiking. In conjunction with ArmaSkin liner socks these steps cover the entire journey from choosing your boot to giving your feet suitable rests en route. 

August 10, 2017
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Why Use ArmaSkin Liner Socks To Prevent Blisters When Hiking

A dual sock arrangement ie liner sock and outer sock, allows slight slippage between the sock layers thus reducing the amount of sideways loading (shearing force) transferred to the skin layers while walking. A good liner sock thus has an outer surface with a low Coefficient of Friction (COF) which makes this slippage efficient. An

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