CUSHION
TECHNOLOGIES
Searching for the best foot support while running? Or for hiking boots with extra cushion? Whether you’re tackling epic or everyday conditions, our cushioning is designed to absorb impact and deliver a comfortable ride.
TECHLITE™
TechLite
A hiking boot with TechLite cushioning.
LIGHTWEIGHT CUSHIONING
BEST FOR:
Lightweight impact absorption
on varied surfaces
• Lightweight, long-lasting cushioning
• Enhanced impact absorption and high energy return
A man lacing up a hiking shoe with TechLite cushioning.
A diagram showing how Techlite technology functions.
FLUIDFOAM™
FluidFoam
A shoe with FluidFoam cushioning.
RESPONSIVE CUSHIONING
BEST FOR:
Road or trail running on various surfaces
• Versatile, smooth-riding support for road or trail
• Deep flex grooves for increased flexibility
• Responsive heel-to-toe foam with compression-molded cushioning
• Enhanced impact absorption and cushioning durability
• Heightened energy return
Close-up of a trail runner with shoes featuring FluidFoam cushioning.
A video still showing how FluidFoam technology functions.
FLUIDGUIDE™
FluidGuide
A shoe with FluidGuide cushioning technology.
MULTI-DIRECTIONAL STABILITY
BEST FOR:
Running on varied terrain
where adaptability is key
• Allows for a natural, balanced stride by combining cushion and support
• Large cushioning area with high impact absorption
• Adapts to ever-changing terrain
• Provides optimal foot guidance and multi-directional stability
A man trail running with shoes featuring FluidGuide technology.
A video still showing how FluidGuide technology functions.
PRFRM
PRFRM
A sandal with PRFRM cushioning.
THERMO-MOLDED INSOLE
BEST FOR:
Overworked feet, recovery
after vigorous activity
• Removable, thermo-molded insert hugs your sole with fitted cushion and support
• Heat-activated mold forms to your foot's unique bone structure
• Thermoplastic shank and heel pad for enhanced support
Close-up of a sandal with PRFRM cushioning.
A video still showing how PRFRM technology functions.
PEARLFOAM
PearlFoam
Close-up of a shoe with PearlFoam cushioning technology.
RESILIENT MIDSOLE CUSHIONING
BEST FOR:
Prolonged road or trail running
on varied surfaces
• Produces a consistent smooth and cushioned ride on all surfaces
• Harnesses the resilience of soft thermal plastic pellets for advanced cushioning
• Compresses—then rebounds—for soft landings and optimal toe-offs
Close-up of shoes with PearlFoam cushioning technology.
A video still showing how PearlFoam technology functions.