In just over 2 weeks I fly out to Serbia to walk from the north to the south of the country; a journey of about 500 miles. The task is simple. But I don’t think it will be easy.
So why Serbia? Since i cycled through the country in a couple of years back i fell in love with the country. The people took good care of me, I made friends for life and I learned a lot about a country that i knew very little about before i crossed the border. But i didn’t learn enough. I wanted to learn more. Read more…
My business card says: ‘Assistant Innovation Designer’. I come up with conceptual designs and ideas here at VIVOBAREFOOT. I’m free to be as creative as I like, come up with blue sky ideas. I’m curious and passionate about footwear design and exploring ideas. Read more…
We recently asked “What’s the best thing about barefoot running?”
The response was great so we thought we’d compile all the comments into one place. If you’d like to add to this, please comment below and we’ll add your comments to the thread.
“The best thing about running barefoot is it lets your body move the way it was intended to. For the first time in my life, I am able to run pain free in my knees and hips thanks to transitioning to a barefoot style running.”
– Jeremy Snyder
“I guess you don’t really need your golf shoe to roll up into a ball, but the fact that it can just shows how well it lets your foot flex and move as it wants to. The Hybrids are definitely the thinnest most flexible golf shoes I’ve worn.” – Birthday Shoes
Our friends at Birthdayshoes.com took a pair of the Hybrid Golf Shoes from VIVOBAREFOOT and gave them a thorough test drive. If you’re considering purchasing barefoot shoes that will improve your golf game, we would recommend you read the review first.
We’re proud to announce our new Synth Hiker Boot has been featured in Outdoors Magic, one of the biggest outdoors website in the UK.
This is what Outdoors Magic stated about the Synth Hiker Boot:
“Brand new for winter 2012 is a new lightweight, minimalist, vegan- friendly, waterproof hiking boot from the guys VIVOBAREFOOTS, the Synth Hiker is both men’s and women’s versions”
We are very excited for this new boot to be feature in our range today. This boot has the off-road sole but also has the light underfoot that gives you the perfect medium of protection and lightness for your hiking adventures.
Outdoors magic, describes the boot as:
“The boot is made from vegan-friendly, synthetic materials. The uppers are a mix of hydrophobic mesh and PU while the toe guard is ECO PU. Finally there’s a Hydrogaurd waterproof sock liner to keep your feed dry and happy.”
Synth Hiker boot has its own claim of fame by weighing 335g for the mens boot and 280g for the women’s boot, which makes these boots one of the lightest yet.
“As a casual shoe, the Gobi has everything you need.” – BeginningBarefoot.com
In 1949 Nathan Clark, of Clarks shoes, designed the ”first ever casual shoe”, the original Desert Boot. Spring forward several generations and now two of the Clark family are striving to revolutionise footwear once again. The VIVOBAREFOOT MD, Galahad Clark and Head Shoe Designer, Asher Clark are radically changing the way people perceive footwear. They are creating shoes for ‘real’ feet and also shoes that will last a long time. Read more…
This may have been the wettest summer (UK) in over 100 years, but it was also our most successful… Read more…