Who should buy the Ryka Sky Walk 2

The Ryka Sky Walk 2 is for people looking for shoes with motion control features. It also has the ability to prevent the foot from rolling in and attenuate shock. This Ryka footwear might benefit you if:

  • Daily chores require you to be on your feet either walking or standing for extended periods and a shoe comfortable to wear for several hours is what you need. 
  • You are looking for a walking companion that draws moisture off and keeps your feet cool and dry. 

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Multisurface grip

A rubber plate outsole protects the bottom of the Ryka Sky Walk 2. This durable compound protects against abrasion. The use of mixed tread patterns allows it to provide grip on multiple surfaces.

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Midfoot against overstretching

Looking at the outsole, there’s a shiny plastic in the middle. This element is the TPU midfoot shank. It stabilizes the midfoot, preventing torsion and overstretching of the arch.

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Shock-absorbent midsole

Like its predecessor, the Sky Walk, this iteration also uses an EVA foam for its midsole. This layer absorbs shock. It is also constructed to steady the foot during the walking cycle.

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Maximum footbed comfort

Inside this walking shoe is a plush footbed. It follows the contours of the underfoot to provide maximum coverage and comfort.

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The Ryka Sky Walk 2's breathability

The top of the Ryka Sky Walk 2 is made of mesh. This material soft and breathable, aiding in the overall cozy in-shoe experience.

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Another measure put in place for temperature control is the use of a soft mesh fabric inside the shoe. It helps wich moisture away from the foot and also allows for air circulation. 

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Shield against abrasions

Instead of leather, it uses Flex Gear overlays, which permits more flexibility compared to the previous model that has leather overlays. They still serve to protect against abrasion and keep the shape of the upper.

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At the front, synthetic overlays form a toe cap. It protects the toes against bumps and hits while walking on the concrete jungle.

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Snug lacing system

Multiple factors contribute to the secure lockdown provided by this walking trainer. First is the traditional lacing system used for adjusting the fit.

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The Ryka Sky Walk 2's rearfoot

The second is the plush interior that reduces in-shoe slippage and chafing. And third is the SGS Support at the back that locks the heel down.

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Facts / Specs

Weight: Women 10.6oz
Arch support: Stability
Use: All-day wear, Travel, City, For nurses
Closure: Lace-up
Material: Mesh upper
Features: Cushioned
Condition: Flat feet, Overpronation, Plantar fasciitis

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