Who should buy the Ryka Sky Walk

The Ryka Sky Walk is a walking shoe that was engineered to meet the needs of the foot during walking. It is a solid choice if:

  • You suffer from bunions and plantar fasciitis and are looking for a shoe to help ease the discomfort.
  • You have a wide forefoot dimension.
  • You are into a fitness routine that requires you to have it done on a variety of surfaces. 

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Multisurface outsole

The Ryka Sky Walk utilizes rubber all over the bottom to allow traction on a wide variety of surfaces. This durable material also has wear-resistant, flexibility, and waterproof properties.

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Rich underfoot cushioning

This Ryka walking shoe has plush underfoot cushioning with its memory foam footbed. This softly lined insole molds to the shape of the foot to evenly distribute the weight.

A lightweight molded EVA midsole is installed underneath to augment the model’s cushioning. The sole unit also absorbs impact and steadies the foot. A TPU shank is placed in the middle for increased support and structural integrity.

Ryka Sky Walk Midfoot

Ventilated upper

The Ryka Sky Walk employs mesh in its top part, which allows the air to circulate inside the foot-chamber.

Ryka Sky Walk Upper

Added stability

It is wrapped in leather overlays in the key areas of the upper to prevent wobbling and ankle twisting.

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Snug lacing system

A traditional lace-up closure ensures a secure foothold. It also allows the user to adjust the fit according to their preferences.

The tongue is padded to give a comfortably snug feel. Furthermore, it protects the instep from getting irritated by the shoelaces.

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This footwear has padding in the heel collar for comfort. It also prevents heel slippage.

Ryka Sky Walk Padding

Facts / Specs

Weight: 9oz
Arch support: Stability
Update: Ryka Sky Walk 2
Use: All-day wear, Travel, Fitness, City, For nurses
Closure: Lace-up
Features: Lightweight
Condition: Plantar fasciitis

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