The Hoka One One are known as an oversized, but lighweight maximalist running shoe originally from France that were first introduced in 2010.
How Hoka One One Is Finding Its Stride
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the trend has been towards minimalism and creating lightweight shoes with less cushioning, Hoka One One went a different direction.
lightweight, nimble shoes utilizing an oversized outsole footprint, maximally cushioned midsoles and active meta-rocker technology
Founded by: Jean-Luc Diard and Nicolas Mermoud - two trail-running who previously worked for Salomon - wanted s hoe that allowed him to run downhill faster --> oversize concept born from that
Features of the shoe are the oversize; the foam midsole (~30% softer than traditonal EVA used in running shoe); a rocker in the from half of the sole; and ~50% increase in outsole surface area; ~15% lighter that an typical comparative running shoe (more on the technologies).
still on board; brought out by Deckers Outdoor Corporation in sept 2012 : http://www.pacbiztimes.com/2013/04/05/deckers-makes-run-for-athletes-with-hoka/
Pronounced Ho-kah Oh-nay Oh-nay which means “Time to Fly” in Māori. "The word Hoka is derived from the ancient Maori language and roughly translated to "now it is time to fly". "
- FEBRUARY 4th, 2009 : 1st prototype received by the Hoka One One Team and 1st field test : magic !
- JULY 2009 : Hoka patent is filed and granted, with many innovations.
Interest in Hoka One One:
Initially very popular with ultramarathon runners. In the September 2013 issue of SGB Weekly, it was noted that over 25% of runners in the Speed Goat 50k Ultramarathon in Park City, Utah were wearing Hoka One One's.
Ultimate: Stinson Tarmac (Road) | Mafate 3 (Trail) | Stinson Trail (Trail)
Full: Bondi 3 (Road) | Conquest Tarmac (Road)
Plus: Rapa Nui Tarmac (Road) | Kailua Tarmac (Road) | Rapa Nui Trail (Trail) | Kailua Trail (Trail)
Natural running center!
Hoka One One at eBay:
Hoka One One Speedgoat 3 1099733 SWTT Trail Running Hiking Men's Shoes
Time Remaining: 25d 19h 22m
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Women's Hoka One One Rincon 1102875 LPSN Lead Pink Size 7-9.5 Running Shoe NEW
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Hoka One One Men's Ora Recovery Slide Men's Size
Time Remaining: 8d 18h 31m
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Hoka One One SpeedGoat 2 Running Shoes - Men's 12
Time Remaining: 29d 14h 24m
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