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Lace-Up
Price
$160

Road

Shoes best for road, track and light gravel. See the best road shoes.

Trail

Shoes best for trail, off road, mountains and other unstable surfaces. See the best trail shoes.

Good to know

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.

Good to know

- Rule of thumb: If in doubt, buy neutral shoes to avoid injuries.
- More about arch support in this video.
- Find your arch type by following steps from this video.

Daily running

Cushioned shoes for your daily easy running. Great comfort. See best shoes for daily running.

Competition

Lightweight shoes good for races, interval training, tempo runs and fartlek. Here are the best competition running shoes.

Good to know

If you want just one pair of shoes, buy a shoe for daily running.

The height difference from the heel to the forefoot, also known as heel drop, toe spring, heel to toe spring or simply drop.

There are many opinions about what a good heel drop is. We do not recommend any in particular. Lean more in this video.

Summary

We spent 7.7 hours reading reviews from experts and users. In summary, this is what basketball players think:

5 reasons to buy

  • A few users applaud their Icon experience; they claim there’s a giant array of colors that provide them with endless possibilities.
  • The traction is A1 according to nearly all testers.
  • Many reviewers are commenting that the UA Icon Curry One has excellent cushioning, providing a very good balance between stability and responsiveness.
  • The shoes deliver a one-to-one fit, most claim.
  • A handful of buyers are pleased that they can customize the design of their Curry 1.

3 reasons not to buy

  • Some testers comment that frequent wiping is required on dusty courts.
  • One buyer is disappointed because the colors of his right and left shoes did not match.
  • The Charged Cushioning feels firm and unresponsive according to a few reviewers.

Bottom line

With a variety of colors to choose from and the ability to upload a personal photo, you can surely make yourself stand out on and off the court.

The Curry One is an excellent on-court performer with its superb traction, cushioning, and fit. Add to that the means to create your unique design, and you get another amazing product from Under Armour.

 


Rankings

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Ratings

4.5 / 5 based on 10 ratings

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Expert Reviews

Experts are running shoe geeks, who post reviews at youtube, directly at RunRepeat or at their own websites. Each expert is categorized from level 1 to level 5 based on expertise. See stats on expert reviews and how we calculate scores here.

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89 / 100 based on 17 expert reviews

  • 89 / 100 by Nightwing2303 • Chris Chase • Level 5 expert

    I really enjoyed playing in the Curry One, however, they are very similar to the ClutchFit Drive.

  • 87 / 100 by Jahronmon • Jarron Ramos • Level 4 expert

    If you are a guard, or prefer a low to the ground responsive ride that doesn’t distract you during use, pick up the Curry 1 as its does a tremendous job of protecting your foot without distraction and letting you do what you do best, perform.

  • 90 / 100 by Schwollo • Schwollo • Level 5 expert

    It does everything well at a great price point : Perfect fit, great traction, cushioning, while being supportive and stable.

  • 89 / 100 by WearTesters • Chris Chase • Level 5 expert

    I really enjoyed playing in the Curry One, however, they are very similar to the ClutchFit Drive.

  • 94 / 100 by Wear Testers • Bryan Hinkle • Level 4 expert

    The Curry 1 has great traction, cushioning, fit, court feel, and materials.

  • 87 / 100 by Wear Testers • Jarron Ramos • Level 4 expert

    If you are a guard, or prefer a low to the ground responsive ride that doesn’t distract you during use, pick up the Curry 1 as its does a tremendous job of protecting your foot without distraction and letting you do what you do best, perform.

  • 86 / 100 by TheGymRatReview • Jake Sittler • Level 4 expert

    it is pound for pound the best shoe out there right now.

  • 97 / 100 by Luvmykicks1 • Luvmykicks1 • Level 3 expert

    This is a awesome shoe; great shoe.

  • 94 / 100 by Bryan Hinkle • Bryan Hinkle • Level 3 expert

    The Curry 1 has great traction, cushioning, fit, court feel, and materials.

  • 90 / 100 by MR FOAMER SIMPSON • MR FOAMER SIMPSON • Level 3 expert

    I know most guard are gonna love these.

  • 90 / 100 by SLAM Philippines • Miguel Rocha • Level 3 expert

    Everything you wanted in a shoe.

  • 80 / 100 by KickGenius • Tre Good and J Jones • Level 3 expert

    The UA Curry 1 priced at $120 does get the job done, doesn't quite get that KickGenius stamp of approval.

  • 88 / 100 by KickSpotting • KickSpotting • Level 2 expert

    The Curry One is a solid performance shoe overall and those who love the Clutchfit will surely love playing in these as well.

  • 95 / 100 by WearTesters • Jordan • Level 1 expert

    The Curry One was a really good shoe, especially for those who liked to play in the ClutchFit Drive.

  • 90 / 100 by DimeDropperKicks • JeyPs Cabero • Level 1 expert

    This is a great first signature shoe for Stephen Curry and it will be interesting to see how they will out perform this in the succeeding releases of the Curry line

  • 84 / 100 by Kicksologists • Jefferson • Level 1 expert

    The Under Armour Curry 1 exceeded my expectations from the start.

  • 84 / 100 by Kicksologists • Jefferson • Level 1 expert

    The Under Armour Curry 1 exceeded my expectations from the start.

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Profile of Under Armour Icon Curry 1

Under Armour Icon makes your sneakers new again through customization. It gives you the ability to tell your story like never before. Be ready to show your creativity with the Under Armour Icon Curry One.

Performance

Cushion. A layer of Charged foam sits on top of the Micro G cushioning, converting impact energy into responsive quickness.

Traction. Similar to the ClutchFit Drive, the Under Armour Icon Curry One has multidirectional traction that delivers superior on-court control and court feel.

Fit

Length and Width. Most testers agree that the Icon Curry One fits true to size.

Lockdown. A heel counter and an internal midfoot shank keep your foot secure while a performance foam upper gives you a comfortable fit.

Material

The Under Armour Icon Curry One has a performance foam upper that delivers lightweight support. It also has a padded mesh tongue that offers breathability and added protection.

Style

Icon is Under Armour’s first ever customizations platform. It is the company’s answer to MiAdidas and NikeID. It stands out from these programs because it gives buyers the ability to upload images to be printed on the shoe.

Besides uploading photos and choosing colors, users can also select from a variety of pre-loaded patterns and limited-edition prints that are fully customizable. Test your creativity and stand out from the rest with the Under Armour Icon Curry One.