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Latest New Balance Shoe Reviews

New Balance 550

New Balance 550 Review

Colorway: White / Purple Release Date: June 24, 2021 Style Code: BB550WR1 Price: $120 The New Balance 550 is the new hot sneaker on the market, and we’re lucky one of us got them for retail. We’re not entirely sure why the brand decided to retro these. Nobody insanely famous wore them when they first released in 1989. New Balance
New Balance TWO WXY

New Balance TWO WXY

The New Balance TWO WXY is a new team basketball shoe that’s currently worn by NBA players Jamal Murray and Dejounte Murray. It also looks a lot like the New Balance Kawhi, the brand’s only signature shoe. Click play above to see Chris’ unfiltered thoughts on why he thinks the TWO WXY could be a winner and why it may
New Balance 57/40

New Balance 57/40 Review

The New Balance 57/40 is a new, retro-inspired model that draws inspiration from the iconic New Balance 574. The New Balance 574, originally released in 1988, received a huge number of releases over the years in basically every color imaginable. It’s a staple of business casual wear and in recent years got some limited collabs that sold out instantly. The

New Balance Kawhi Performance Review

After a big return to performance basketball in 2019 with the New Balance OMN1S, the New Balance Kawhi is the company’s second basketball model. Was New Balance able to recapture the magic in 2020 for its sole signature athlete, Kawhi Leonard? Let’s find out.

New Balance FuelCell RC Elite Performance Review

The New Balance FuelCell RC Elite is New Balance’s entrant in the road racing shoe category. It will compete with shoes like the Nike Alphafly Next%, Nike Vaporfly Next%, adidas Adizero Adios Pro, Saucony Endorphin Pro, and more.  Just like the other racing super shoes, the RC Elite features a bouncy foam paired with a carbon fiber plate. The result?
New Balance Kawhi 4 Bounces

New Balance Kawhi 4 Bounces

The New Balance Kawhi 4 Bounces, Kawhi Leonard’s first signature sneaker, released just in time for the pandemic delayed start of the 2020 NBA Playoffs. The first colorway, a blue, black, and gold makeup called 4 Bounces, was designed by Kawhi and his team.

New Balance Basketball Shoes

New Balance 550

New Balance 550 Review

Colorway: White / Purple Release Date: June 24, 2021 Style Code: BB550WR1 Price: $120 The New Balance 550 is the new hot sneaker on the market, and we’re lucky one of us got them for retail. We’re not entirely sure why the brand decided to retro these. Nobody insanely famous wore them when they first released in 1989. New Balance
New Balance 57/40

New Balance 57/40 Review

The New Balance 57/40 is a new, retro-inspired model that draws inspiration from the iconic New Balance 574. The New Balance 574, originally released in 1988, received a huge number of releases over the years in basically every color imaginable. It’s a staple of business casual wear and in recent years got some limited collabs that sold out instantly. The

New Balance Kawhi Performance Review

After a big return to performance basketball in 2019 with the New Balance OMN1S, the New Balance Kawhi is the company’s second basketball model. Was New Balance able to recapture the magic in 2020 for its sole signature athlete, Kawhi Leonard? Let’s find out.
New Balance Kawhi 4 Bounces

New Balance Kawhi 4 Bounces

The New Balance Kawhi 4 Bounces, Kawhi Leonard’s first signature sneaker, released just in time for the pandemic delayed start of the 2020 NBA Playoffs. The first colorway, a blue, black, and gold makeup called 4 Bounces, was designed by Kawhi and his team.

New Balance OMN1S Sets To Drop in Limited Quantities

After two extremely limited drops, New Balance is set to release Kawhi Leonard’s signature sneaker for a third time. The sneaker dons a stealthy grey and cream look that fits Kawhi Leonard’s personality perfectly. Whereas the upper of the sneaker is covered in grey mesh with a little bit of tan-ish hue, the midsole of the sneaker is featured in

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New Balance History

 

New Balance was founded in 1906 by English born William J. Riley. At first, New Balance’s main focus was orthopedic products and specializing in arch supports. In 1934, William Riley joined with Arthur Hall, who sold supports to people that had jobs that kept them on their feet all day, for example, police officers.

When the 1950s rolled around, there was high demand for New Balance products, so much that athletes were asking for the tailored sneakers. In 1954, Arthur Hall sold New Balance to his daughter and her husband Paul Kidd. When Paul Kidd and his wife took control, the demand and products produced both skyrocketed.

The second year in the new decade 1961, the New Balance Trackster released. The Trackster was the first high performance running shoe. The Trackster had a ripple sole for traction and was available in different widths.

In 1972, New Balance once again was sold, but this time to an outsider, Jim S. Davis. By 1976, New Balance was still small but made a global breakthrough with its 320 model which won first place in the Runner’s World Magazine award.

To date, New Balance has expanded their running shoe company to a full athletic shoe empire, including sneakers catering to basketball, tennis, and hiking.