Shoes best for road, track and light gravel. See the best road shoes.
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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If you want just one pair of shoes, buy a shoe for daily running.
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Reebok Answer IV Stepover History
Former NBA player, Allen Iverson signed a deal with Reebok during his rookie years. He released his first shoe in 1996 for his Rookie of the Year campaign called the Reebok Question, and released a pair consecutively until 2009’s Reebok Answer 13.
In 2013, Iverson announced his retirement as a professional basketball player in the NBA but amidst this transition, Reebok still managed to release a shoe called the Reebok Q96. Then, in 2014, after a 5-year hiatus, the brand decided to revive the Answer series by launching the Reebok Answer 14.
Fast-forward to the year 2017, Reebok revived the Answer IV that Allen Iverson wore in his iconic step-over moment in the first game of the NBA Finals 2001. This retro is called the Reebok Answer IV Stepover.
The shoe got the “stepover” name due to the following scenario: after shooting the ball at a 20-feet vantage, Iverson stepped over then-Lakers backup point guard Tyronn Lue. This was seen as an iconic moment as Iverson effortlessly shot the ball in front of his
Reebok Answer IV Stepover Style
The Reebok Answer IV Stepover is a pair that features basketball aesthetics with a splash of futuristic elements. With its court-inspired look, it is best paired it with casual and sporty clothes. Pair it with joggers, basketball shorts, or go casual with a pair of jeans.
Fit & Sizing
The Reebok Answer IV Stepover is available only in men’s sizes ranging from 7 to 14. Reebok offers a mid-top construction to offer adequate support.
The Reebok Answer IV Stepover offers adequate athleisure comfort with its DMX foam technology. It features a lace-up front with an additional zip-up closure system for a tighter and secure fit. A pull-tab is strategically placed at the heel as an aid when putting the shoe on.Lastly, Allen Iverson’s mantra is debossed on the shoe’s outsole, which reads “Only the strong survive.”
- The Reebok Answer IV Stepover was available in the “Playoff Pack,” and included a special edition wristband and other limited release merchandise.
- Initially limited to 500 pairs, this retro shoe is now available at various retailers.
- It was originally and exclusively sold in Philadelphia, and the first 100 customers who bought the pair won gold tickets to hang out with Allen Iverson himself.