Iceman Had a Pampered Sole: Replicas of Oetzi's shoes are comfortable and practical

With SCA-like enthusiasm, Petr Hlavacek, a Czech shoe expert, has made reproductions of the shoes worn by "Oetzi" the Iceman, 5,300 years ago.

Hlavacek says the shoes are surprisingly comfortable, durable, and "better than most modern footwear"