langeIn 1963 Bob Lange, the owner of a company manufacturing polyurethane products in Dubuque, Iowa, created the first fiberglass boot with lace closure.1965 First ski boot with buckles.

1967 Nancy Green – Wins the first World Cup in the Lange Comp. The COMPETITE, first ski boot specially studied for woman’s foot.

Olympic Games in Grenoble the Lange Competition boot won 5 gold medals, 72% of Olympic competitors wore Lange.