|Base model:||Under Armour SpeedForm Slingride|
|Weight:||Men: 8.5oz | Women: 7.4oz|
|Heel to toe drop:||Men: 6mm | Women: 6mm|
|Arch type:||High arch|
|Strike Pattern:||Midfoot strike|
|Heel height:||Men: 23mm | Women: 23mm|
|Forefoot height:||Men: 17mm | Women: 17mm|
|Release date:||Nov 2016|
|Width:||Normal | Normal|
|Colorways:||Blue, Grey, Orange|
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83 / 100 based on 2 expert reviews
I really like these shoes. They look really fun and, depending on the color you purchased, you might be able to get away with wearing them to work.
Very simple. Very Clean. Very Comfortable.
- Under Armour uses many of its proven technologies in the Slingride Fade to enhance the performance and comfort of runners on the road. Most notable in this shoe is the knit fabric that is just very luxurious. It hugs the foot like a second skin and quite breathable to cleat.
- The knitted upper offers support and flexibility in the right areas that Under Armour can use a completely seamless upper construction. It works with the foot for a natural running form with every stride.
- Under Armour places the softer foam on top of the denser version for nice blend of support and cushioning. The cushioning in this shoe absorbs impact well, feels soft, but still responsive enough.
- The shoe is rather flexible because of the numerous flex grooves in the outsole. There is also good stability as the outsole provides full contact.
The special version of the SpeedForm Slingride offers a regular fit that should delight most runners. The midfoot and the heel are adequately held in place that is not restrictive. As the shoe is designed for piling on the miles, the forefoot offers sufficient room for the toes to splay and to accommodate mid-run swelling. It runs true to size.
The Under Armour Slingride Fade uses hard rubber in the heel and other areas for enhanced durability. Giving the shoe excellent flexibility are the numerous vertical and horizontal flex grooves. The full-length rubber outsole also makes the ride a bit more stable. A decoupled heel helps with shock attenuation and cushioning.
Under Armour’s proprietary Charged Cushioning covers the entire midsole. The layout features the softer foam on top of the firmer version for the right mix of cushioning, support, and responsiveness. It also provides help when it comes to transitions through the gait cycle due to the full-length design of the midsole.
The knitted fabric of the upper in the Slingride Fade is very breathable. It relies on the SpeedForm technology to provide support and locked down fit. Under Armour uses Dyneema, an extremely strong material that is incorporated into the upper for durability. The tongue and collar have moderate padding, but made of plush materials for superior comfort.