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Heger dedicates EFTTEX double to Patagonia designer

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Rudi Heger, of Patagonia’s European distributor, Rudi Heger/Traun River with the Best Clothing Award – one of two he picked up on behalf of the American manufacturer.
↑ Rudi Heger with the award-winning 3in 1River Salt Jacket.
↑ Winner of the EFTTEX Best Footwear category – Patagonia's Ultralight Boot.

Patagonia’s double triumph in the EFTTEX Awards has been dedicated to the man who designed the winning 3in 1 River Salt Jacket and Ultralight Boots.

Rudi Heger, owner of German distributor, Rudi Heger / Traun River, which supplies Patagonia gear throughout middle Europe, hailed its designer, Bart Bonime.

Heger said: “He should take a great deal of credit for the designs that won the Best Footwear and Best Fishing Clothing categories. His good market knowledge has resulted in high quality products that fit their purpose absolutely.

As well as Bart, it is an award for the company that continues to deliver.

“By winning these award the Patagonia brand continues to drive the industry forward with its innovation.”

The winning 3in 1 River salt Jacket is Patagonia’s toughest, warmest and most durable fishing jacket and made of a waterproof/breathable H2No® wader fabric.

The Ultralight Boot has been designed for anglers travelling the world and its lightweight construction offers a sturdy and comfortable wading boot for all fishing conditions.

Its multi-gripping zones have been designed for safe wading.


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