We probably don’t really need to explain why, do we? The reason should be, well, pretty obvious.
With their huge, cartoon-like heel stack and bright colours, it’s fair to say that Hoka’s shoes have always stood out amongst the crowd, and while many might have thought it would be impossible, they’ve actually now managed to take things up a couple of notches, stretching the sole on their new model right beyond the heel.
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The idea is that it allows maximum speed on downhill trails by bringing greater ground contact, stability and a smoother ride to the runner.