These worked really well and he showed them to Boreal who shortly after produced the (Spirit?) forerunner to the Laser. I think that's the story but I can check with Craig and get the full details.
Kendos? As I remember they dominated they early nineties comp scene
Purple and green stiff things were Scarpa Rockmasters, which were preceded by the Rock Star (yellow and blue). both very well made but very stiff. Asolo slowly lost market share after the green runout, with first the orange runout and then the horrible Kevlar runout (yellow and burgundy!). Also they had a brace of more technical lace-ups in 2 version (one stiff and one soft - like the Boreal Sprints) but their names have temporarily escaped me.
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