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Shoes best for trail, off road, mountains and other unstable surfaces. See the best trail shoes.
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As long as you stick to the road or path, and if you want just one running shoe, buy a road running shoe.
Neutral / cushion / high arch
Shoes for runners who does not need any additional arch support (Around 50% of runners). Best for people with high or medium high arches. See the best neutral shoes.
Stability / overpronation / normal arch
Shoes for runners who needs arch support (Around 45% of runners). Best for runners with a normal arch. See the best stability shoes.
Motion control / severe overproanation / flat feet
Shoes for runners who needs a lot of arch support. Best for runners with flat feet. See the best motion control shoes.
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Cushioned shoes for your daily easy running. Great comfort. See best shoes for daily running.
Lightweight shoes good for races, interval training, tempo runs and fartlek. Here are the best competition running shoes.
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The height difference from the heel to the forefoot, also known as heel drop, toe spring, heel to toe spring or simply drop.
There are many opinions about what a good heel drop is. We do not recommend any in particular. Lean more in this video.
Adidas Matchcourt x Bonethrower History
Skateboarding started in the late 40s when surfers couldn't ride in the ocean since the waves were flat. They were looking for something to do and came up with the "sidewalk surfing," which is known today as skateboarding. The sport first became popular in the 70s and became so popular that companies and brands started to create collections and lines that solely catered to the demands of skateboarding.
Adidas was one of these companies. The company decided to branch out and create a line specifically for skateboarding in 1989. The Adidas Skateboarding started out by re-engineering old shoe models into a skateboarding-equipped footwear. An example of a classic shoe re-modeled for skating is the Stan Smith.
Adidas eventually created the Adidas Pro Skateboarding team that comprised of well-known and skilled skaters like Mark Gonzales, Dennis Busenitz, Marc Johnson, and Silas Baxter – Neal. These pro skaters collaborated with Adidas to create footwear that will appeal to skaters and perform on the board.
The Adidas Matchcourt is one of the many shoe models that the Skateboarding line produced. It is known for its sleek design and prominent toecap. In 2017, Bonethrower aka David Cook an artist who is also a skateboarder collaborated with Adidas to put his own spin on the classic and dubbed it the Adidas Matchcourt x Bonethrower. The shoe featured his signature artworks and play on colors. Bonethrower, who is known for his unique take on mysticism and memento mori said that he wanted to combine the work of Adidas Skateboarding and the world he created through his art.
Adidas Matchcourt x Bonethrower Style
The Adidas Matchcourt x Bonethrower seamlessly combines skateboarding and art. Its contrasting colors and subtle graphic art make for a stylish casual shoe that could add a touch of creative flair to your ensemble. Its low-top profile makes it easy to pair with most of your wardrobe. Dress it in jeans, shorts, or chinos for a stylish look.
Fit & Sizing
The Adidas Matchcourt x Bonethrower is only available in men’s sizes. The gentlemen can choose from sizes 6 to 14, while the ladies can go 1.5 sizes down from their usual size. The shoe runs true to size.
The shoe's upper is made of ethically sourced canvas making for a light and breathable fit. Its distinct rubber toecap provides durable protection against abrasions and bumps, while the grippy rubber outsole offers great board control. Bonethrower's signature artworks could be found on the shoe's tongue, insole, toe box, and heel counter.
- The shoe is available in D – Medium width.
- The Adidas Matchcourt x Bonethrower is created in partnership with Better Cotton Initiative to put light on ethically sourced materials.
- Adidas and Bonethrower also released multiple apparel merchandise and a cap along with this sneaker.
- Bonethrower is an artist that is also well-known in the skateboarding community.