Verdict from 100+ user reviews

5 reasons to buy

  • Plush: These New Balance sneakers are super comfy, nearly all are saying. Owners of the New Balance 327 have similar praise.
  • Sleek: The New Balance Fresh Foam Sport is very fashionable, most buyers comment.
  • All-around: Like most low-tops, a lot of wearers love the versatility of the Fresh Foam Sport. These kicks have become their go-to sneaker for errands, workouts, and even travel.
  • Lightweight: Many users appreciate the minimal feel of these New Balance shoes.
  • Airy: The Fresh Foam Sport does an excellent job of keeping the feet from overheating, several observe.

2 reasons not to buy

  • Loose: The laces are difficult to adjust and tighten, a good number of owners gripe.
  • Unstable: The New Balance Fresh Foam Sport could use a little more support, some users observe.

Bottom line

The New Balance Fresh Foam Sport offers superb cushioning in a light and sleek package. The Fresh Foam midsole and breathable upper does a remarkable job of keeping the foot feeling fresh all day long.

Overall, the Fresh Foam Sport from New Balance is perfect for people who are always on the go and ready to seize the day.

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New Balance Fresh Foam Sport: Comfort on the go

Featuring the Fresh Foam technology, these casual kicks from New Balance are designed to provide superior cushioning and long-lasting comfort. The New Balance Fresh Foam Sport also features a modern silhouette that pushes the boundaries of athleisure style and performance

Best used for: Light training, jogging, and everyday wear

Key features of the New Balance Fresh Foam Sport

  • New Balance's Fresh Foam midsole is engineered to offer a plush ride all day long.
  • A performance insert (NB Response 1.0) provides instant step-in comfort.
  • The one-piece bootie construction delivers a snug, sock-like fit.
  • At the midfoot, a foam-molded detailing provides added support when walking or training.
  • The breathable mesh upper keeps the feet cool and fresh.


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