Introducing the Ghost 5: Interview with Brooks’ Jon Teipen

The Brooks Ghost 5 is so supremely smooth and impeccably balanced, it’s scary. Brooks took the best of the award-winning Ghost 3 and 4 designs, built in new innovations, and then merged it all with striking colors and patterns.  To get an inside look at the inspiration and design of the new Ghost, we caught up with Brooks Sports Footwear Product Line Manager Jon Teipen.Q.  The … [Read more...]

Introducing the Kinvara 3: Interview with Saucony’s Chris Mahoney

We caught up with Chris Mahoney, the Sr. Footwear Designer for Saucony, to get a closer look at the latest updates and design strategy of the new Saucony Kinvara 3.Q. The Kinvara 3 is on its third rendition for 2012; what have you learned with the first two Kinvaras that’s incorporated into the 3? A. “One of the main things we’ve learned as the Kinvara franchise has grown is … [Read more...]

Introducing the PureProject: Interview with Brooks’ Carson Caprara

Known for their unique combination of serious performance gear and a "Run Happy" attitude, Brooks has long been a beast in the running industry.  Whether you've chatted it up with one of the many Brooks Gurus at a local run club or have been entranced by their Cavalcade of Curiousities, chances are you've taken a ride in a pair of Brooks running shoes yourself.  If so, there is … [Read more...]

Introducing the Charge RC: Interview with Under Armour’s Dave Dombrow

Under Armour is best known for their compression apparel line which, to put it simply, redefined how clothes fit and perform with the body.  Over the last couple of years they’ve begun introducing more and more footwear into the sporting goods industry.  By keeping the DNA of their apparel (performance fit) in mind, their footwear has made some noise.  Introducing the Under … [Read more...]

Introducing the NB MX20: Interview with New Balance’s Kevin Fitzpatrick

CrossFit is one of the fastest growing trends in the fitness industry.  The style of training prepares you both physically and physiologically for essentially any physical task.  Choice footwear for the sport requires balance, stability and multi-directional flexibility in a lightweight design.  Enter the MX20 and WX20 from New Balance. The MX20 and WX20 are from the New … [Read more...]