Hi-Tec sells a significant number of shoes in the South African running market, and although their hiking and walking shoes are tops, we’ve never been overly impressed with their running models. But just as Puma have upped the game in their running shoe range, so have Hi-Tec.
Nike brought out the first Free in 2004, marketing it as a running shoe. The focus has shifted, and now the Free is being touted as a shoe for all sportspeople, as it complements the strengthening of the feet and body, making it beneficial for most sports.
It’s coming along. ‘Along’ in this case means along a grassy section of promenade in the Vibram 5 Fingers, up a steep as can be mountain ascent with the Nike Zoom Waffle 7’s, cruising a fast flat stretch of road in the Nike Zoom Streak 3, becoming a human Guinea Pig at the Sports Science [...]
I was asked to pop along to the Sports Science Institute to have some ‘stuff done to me’. Ok so I am always curious to see what these lab dudes are up to and know they have some incredible toys to play with, so I agreed to head out to get involved in the testing on Friday afternoon.