Who should buy Under Armour Street Encounter IV

The Street Encounter IV from Under Armour is a great versatile sneaker for people that are looking for:

  • a comfortable and sturdy fit, easy entry of the foot for wearing on and off that easily pairs with almost anything
  • easygoing casual style and laidback slip-on design that lets the ankle move around freely
  • a sports-inspired look that goes well with track pants, basketball shorts, and hoodies, or for a more casual vibe, the kicks could also be worn with chino shorts, sweatshirts, and polo shirts

Under Armour Street Encounter IV logo


The pull tab on the heel along with the padded collar complete the shoe’s elegant flair without sacrificing comfort. There’s an EVA sock liner in the shoe that’s designed to mold to the foot.

Under Armour Street Encounter IV front

Lightweight cushioning

Its EVA outsole was redesigned to improve movement and traction as well as provide lightweight cushioning.

Under Armour Street Encounter IV midsole

History of Under Armour Street Encounter IV

Under Armour pioneered the moisture-wicking sports shirts that are still used today. The company was launched in 1996 and has since established many offices across the globe following great successes. They also ventured beyond the sports apparel they were known for, adding shoes, sports gear, and many other accessories into their line.

Under Armour Street Encounter IV heel cage

In recent years, the brand has proven its creativity and innovativeness with its footwear line. Stars such as Stephen Curry have collaborated with the brand to create shoes for high performance. On the casual side, Under Armour is not trailing far behind, either, with such sought-after offers as the Street Encounter IV canvas sneaker.

Under Armour Street Encounter IV laces

Coming on the heels of the Street Encounter I, II, and III, the low-top Under Armour Street Encounter IV exhibits the same sleek details that made the line popular. It also features the same flexible bungee lacing system that allows the foot to slip in and out quickly.

Under Armour Street Encounter IV top

The updated upper has a smoother look, and the all-white sole has a slicker design.

Under Armour Street Encounter IV sole

Facts / Specs

Top: Low
Inspired from: Casual
Closure: Laces
Material: Canvas, Rubber Sole, EVA / Fabric
Season: Spring, Summer
Colorways: Green / Grey / Blue / Black / White / Beige / Red
SKUs: 3000029001 / 3000029005 / 3000029102 / 3000029103 / 3000029105 / 3000029201 / 3000029300 / 3000029301 / 3000029402 / 3000029600

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Danny McLoughlin
Danny McLoughlin

Danny is a sports nut with a particular interest in football and running. He loves to watch sports as much as he loves to play. Danny was lead researcher on RunRepeat and The PFA’s report into Racial Bias in Football Commentary. His football and running research has been featured in The Guardian, BBC, New York Times and Washington Post.