Verdict from 100+ user reviews

7 reasons to buy

  • The DVS Enduro Heir skate shoes are comfortable on foot according to most buyers. 
  • Several wearers commend the durability of this skate shoe from DVS Shoes
  • Some reviewers note that this shoe has excellent materials. 
  • Lots of purchasers report that like most DVS skate shoes, the Enduro Heir fits great. 
  • The budget-friendly price tag of this shoe pleases several shoppers. 
  • A few reviewers state that they love this shoe’s colors. 
  • The soles are long-lasting, per a couple of skaters.

3 reasons not to buy

  • Few disappointed reviewers state that the DVS Enduro Heir could use more cushioning on its insoles. 
  • Some wearers report that this shoe takes a while to break in. 
  • At least one reviewer mention that this shoe is heavy. 

Bottom line

One shoe in the DVS Heritage Skate Shoes collection is the DVS Enduro Heir, a low-top that boasts a chunky old school façade and skate-ready features. Skating or not, it radiates a classic skate style that’s easy to wear any time of the day. 

Its overall performance gets high ratings from buyers. It has a full heel airbag for impact protection, heavily padded collar and tongue for added support and protection, and high abrasion rubber cupsole for superior durability. Aside from these, the Enduro Heir comes with an affordable price tag and multiple color options.

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Good to know

Introduced under the DVS Enduro line is the Enduro Heir shoes. It is a low-top performance-enhancing skate shoe with a thickly padded upper, including collar and tongue, for superior comfort, protection, and support. A lace-up closure system gives a lockdown fit while the Energy Fit technology ensures tongue alignment. 

The Enduro Heir from DVS presents sizing in men's from US 7 to 14, with half sizes in between, in D Standard width. The fit is generally true to size. 

The DVD Enduro Heir skate shoes released as part of the DVS low-top sneakers lineup under the DVS Heritage Skate Shoes collection. Similar to the rest of the brand’s heritage skate shoes, it boasts a low-top profile with thick padding that gives it a chunky, old school appearance. Its classic styling, combined with easy-to-wear colors, makes it a good pair to strut even outside skate parks.

Colorways available for this shoe include white/gum, black/black, and olive/black leather. 

Equipped with features suitable for skateboarding, the Enduro Heir makes it as one of the best DVS skate shoes up to this day. It has a wrap-around 180 airbag for significant drop protection, lightweight CME midsole for impact absorption, and thickly padded tongue and collar for extra protection and support.

DVS Shoes is an American footwear brand established by Tim Gavin and the Dunlap brothers, namely Mike, Brian, and Kevin in 1995. Tim Gavin is a professional skateboarder who also founded Matix Clothing and Lakai Footwear. The brand filed bankruptcy in 2012 and then acquired by the Sequential Brands Group, Inc. soon after. It currently headquarters in Los Angeles, California. 

The brand continuously designs, manufactures, and markets skate shoes that are not only comfortable but also stylish and durable enough to withstand every wear and tear of skateboarding. Its Heritage Skate Shoes collection, in particular, comprises shoes with a classic vibe inspired by the brand's deep roots in action sports. One shoe in the said collection is the DVS Enduro Heir. 

The DVS Enduro Heir is a low-top skate shoe armed with skate-ready features such as durable cupsole, lightweight midsole, heavily reinforced leather and nubuck upper, and thickly padded collar and tongue. It dropped in multiple colorways for $80 a pair. 

  • The DVS Enduro Heir shoes have a molded TPR and metal DVS brandings. 
  • The toe is double-stitched for increased durability.
  • Another heritage skate shoe from the Enduro line is the DVS Enduro 125.


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