Northwave Shoes Overview
Northwave is a company which was started by Gianni Piva in Montebelluna, Italy and is a manufacturer of cycling and snowboarding equipment. Northwave originally began manufacturing shoes for other companies in the early 80’s. At this time snowboarding started to grow in popularity and Northwave manufactured snowboard boots for other snowboard companies and later went on to develop and manufacture their own line of boots. After years of successful snowboard boot production, the early 1990’s saw Northwave developed there own line of cycling shoes which are still thriving in today’s cycling market.