The word “Viking” originally meant a person from Viken, an area near the Bay of Oslo in Norway. The word Viking has for a long time been associated with definitions like strong, robust and brave. Shoes from Viking carry this spirit in them to this day.In 1920 Peter Mathias Rowde founded a rubber factory in Norway and thereby laid the foundation for Viking. He had realised that rubber could withstand the harsh and wet climate conditions of Norway. Today, Viking still produces wind and weatherproof shoes for challenging weather conditions. Especially Viking wellies are popular with women and men around the world. Colourful patterns, decorations and bright colours declare war on bad weather.Viking models comprise casual footwear as well as shoes for trekking, walking, hunting and mountain climbing. Viking uses Gore-Tex in order to ensure complete water tightness while fashioning the breathable Viking shoe. This way, the foot stays dry and warm at all times with Viking. Viking – order now at zalando.co.uk with free shipping!