Last August I attended the Outdoor Research Show in Salt Lake City. One of the displays that caught my interest was the OOFOS booth. Wow, was I impressed.
OOFOS makes a line of footwear that uses OOfoam Impact Absorption Technology, which absorbs 37% more impact than traditional foam; reduces stress on joints, feet, knees, hips, and backs; enables a more natural motion; and gives excellent arch support. They are made with a patented footbed for natural motion. Body impact is dispersed out to the sides for better recovery. Your feet move in a more natural motion than with regular sandals. These are made with recovery technology for runners, but are increasing in popularity as athletes discover the comfort and support.
Styles include the OOrginal and OOrginal Sport with the look of a flip-flop but much greater comfort and absorption.
The OOahh, OOahh Sport, and OOahh Sport Slide sandals have the wide strap over the top of the foot, without the toe post between the toes.
The OOcloog, OOcloog Luxe, and OOcloog Matte have the classic clog look, but with superior comfort and support.
The great thing about OOFOS footwear is their comfort. These are super light and weigh next to nothing. They are perfect to wear before a race to relax your feet. And even better to wear after a race or a long day hiking to allow your feet to recover with relief from the impact of traditional footwear.
If you are doing a multi-day run, hike, or adventure race, these would be my pick to pack along. Tie them to your backpack; throw them in your gearboxes, or have them in your finish line bags.
I have a pair of the OOFOS OOahh Sport sandals and love them. They have excellent arch support, and for some, this may take some getting used to. They come in normal sizes up to men’s 14 and women’s 16.
Ditch your old worn out flip-flops and or heavy sandals and check out OOFOS footwear. Your feet will thank you.
Some running stores are carrying OOFOS Sandals so check out your local store to try on a pair. If you can’t find them locally, you can order them online. Prices ranges from $45 to $60.