Under Armor has announced an innovative new sneaker that will redefine the future of training — it’s a shoe built to move with the wearer, adapt to their needs and support them wherever they go. From tough workouts in the gym, on the field, or even at the grocery store, Under Armor SlipSpeed™ is all about versatility and reliability for the everyday athlete.
From high-intensity training to recovery, the transformative nature of SlipSpeed™ allows athletes to perform better and even reach rest mode faster with literally a single step. After any grueling workout, the wearer can simply slip on and straighten the sneaker’s convertible, “smashing” heel, to go from workout to leisure in seconds. Then, when it’s time to exercise again, the heel can fully function once again to snugly fit around the ankles for a secure fit. Gone are the days of fiddling with laces and possibly ruining sneakers by repeatedly crushing their ankle panels.
SlipSpeed™’s innovative design completely transforms the fitness experience, enabling all-day wear and the fast-paced lifestyle. Along with a convertible heel, signature UA Flow foam is used for durability and extended comfort, Iso-Chill technologies keep the inside of the shoe cool with every move, and the adjustable BOA® Fit system allows the shoe to tighten for support. for hard reps or relaxed for casual wear, on a 12-point lockdown scale.
Other key innovations include a breathable upper that has reinforced support material with mechanical ventilation, UA Flow foam to improve traction and giving the sneakers even more of an edge in the world of training, they are also machine washable for on-the-go routines with ease . “When I received my first pair of UA SlipSpeed™, I was excited to have a shoe that could take me from a hard workout at the gym to running errands with the kids without having to bring another pair of shoes with me,” says Michael. Phelps, World Champion swimmer and Under Armor athlete.
To create this game-changing silhouette, Under Armor and its product team drew on their product expertise, athlete recommendations and insights, and personal athletic experiences. “What we’ve created with the UA SlipSpeed™ is a trainer that not only adapts to your specific footwear needs at any time of the day, but still includes some of our biggest performance innovations like UA Flow and UA Iso-Chill for optimal training. ” shared Marcus Cheatham, Director of Product, Special Teams, Under Armour.
The UA SlipSpeed (#UASlipSpeed) releases in Canada on February 14, 2023 at UA.ca for $190.