Today, Hi-Tec Sports designs a plethora of shoes for all kinds of sports and outdoor activities, but the company began with one shoe. In 1974, founder Frank Van Wezel designed an athletic shoe especially for squash, a sport which was growing popular in England at the time. This squash shoe, and the game it was designed for, became wildly popular and the company grew with it. Hi-Tec developed many more sports shoes and outdoor footwear with advanced technology and pioneering designs. Hi-Tec shoes are both lightweight and durable with waterproof fabrics, supportive insoles and terrain-gripping rubber outsoles. These shoes are ideal for outdoor adventures, extreme sports and tactical operations.