HOKA ONE ONE, a division of Deckers Outdoor Corporation (NYSE: DECK), continues to gain momentum as the fastest growing running shoe brand in the world, introducing its largest collection of new models yet for Spring 2015. The flagship shoes of the new line are the Constant, a smooth-riding, stable road shoe, and the Challenger ATR, a lightweight, versatile trail runner.
“In the past two years HOKA has opened over 500 new doors in the US alone,” said Jim Van Dine, HOKA ONE ONE President. “We’ve dramatically increased our line to meet the needs and demands of a broad spectrum of the running community, incorporating our signature cushioning technology into every shoe we offer. Every shoe has its own unique characteristics of ‘ride’, cushioning and inherent stability. We believe we now offer a line of shoes that will meet the needs of the vast majority of runners.”
The new Constant road shoe offers the most stable ride and generous fit in the HOKA lineup. The combination of cushioning EVA and RMAT high-rebound material delivers guided stability and increased durability, while an over-sized active foot frame provides support. A mono-wrap tongue coupled with asymmetrical lacing supports the foot through the arch while reducing pressure across the top of the foot. The Constant will be available at specialty running stores for a suggested retail price of $160.
For off-road runners, HOKA’s new trail shoe, the Challenger ATR, features the lightweight, smooth-riding characteristics of the award-winning Clifton shoe and supplements them with increased support in the upper and a more aggressive outsole. Independent rubber pods with 4mm lugs provide for adaptive, all-terrain traction on a variety of surfaces. This versatile, all-terrain shoe weighs in at 8.6 ounces (men’s 9) and will be available for a suggested retail price of $130.
The Vanquish, Valor and Odyssey will also be available at running specialty as well as select outdoor and sporting goods retailers in Spring 2015. The Valor, MSRP $150, features an ultra-sized, over 30mm, midsole to deliver a highly cushioned, smooth ride. The Vanquish, MSRP $170, is a responsive performance road running shoe. The Odyssey, MSRP $130, is a lightweight, smooth-riding road shoe. In addition to these new releases, the Conquest and Bondi 3 will see updates to improve durability and fit.
The entire Spring 2015 HOKA ONE ONE collection will be on display during the 2014 Outdoor Retailer Summer Market at booth #37078 in Salt Lake City, Utah August 6 – 9. To make a media appointment, please contact Maria Hidalgo at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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