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Latest New Balance Video Shoe Reviews

Best New Balance Basketball Shoe

New Balance TWO WXY V2

The New Balance TWO WXY V2 is one of the bets performance basketball shoes on the market. The traction is fantastic and the shoe features 2 New Balance cushions: FuelCell and Abzorb DRS and they work well together. The FitWeave upper is comfortable and moves well with your feet. There is very little to complain about.
$ 130
  • Rating: 9.5

Best New Balance Runinng Shoe

New Balance FuelCell Rebel V2

New Balance FuelCell Rebel v2

The New Balance FuelCell Rebel v2 is a fan favorite shoe that can do everything and received glowing reviews. the shoe is lightweight and bouncy, plus, the responsiveness of the FuelCell foam shines when picking up speed. The outsole grips well but the lugs wear away quickly. There’s still plenty of rubber on the outsole but grip strength will decline over time.
$ 130
  • Rating: 9

Latest New Balance Shoe Reviews

New Balance FuelCell SuperComp Trainer Featured

New Balance FuelCell SuperComp Trainer Performance Review

The New Balance FuelCell SuperComp Trainer is a super high stack height running shoe meant to work in tandem with New Balance’s upcoming marathon racing model the SuperComp Elite v3. And while the stack height measurements on this bad boy are too high for pros (illegal according to World Athletics standards), that shouldn’t stop recreational runners from using the SuperComp
NNew Balance TWO WXY V2

New Balance TWO WXY V2 Performance Review

The New Balance TWO WXY V2 has a lot to offer in terms of performance. We’ve seen Dejounte Murray of the Spurs rock these on the court, most notably during All-Star weekend. Colorway: Night tide with pink glow Release Date: May 2022 Price: $130 Score Breakdown Traction 9.2/10 Cushion 9/10 Materials 8.7/10 Fit 8/10 Support 7.3/10 Weight and Sizing Long
new balance kawhi 2

New Balance Kawhi 2 Performance Review

The New Balance Kawhi 2 is a sneaker that will work for most positions. It’s stable and supportive, which lets you play without worry. Colorway: Gray Mist with Pale Gold Release Date: 2022 Price: $160 New Money, new performance? Let’s see how the launch colorway of the New Balance Kawhi 2 stacks up among the 2022 basketball releases.
New Balance 650R ALD

New Balance 650R ALD Review

The New Balance 650R ALD is a collab that many people got because there was a proper method to its release. Yes, a legit preorder. Something we’ve recommended for a long time. Unlike some other, more prominent brands, New Balance seems to care about people getting their products instead of only building hype. But is the 650R ALD worth your

Best New Balance Running Shoes

New Balance isn’t a new company. The name comes from the company’s original business model envisioned by its founder William J. Riley. The company started as a footwear manufacturer specializing in arch supports and orthopedics. But in 1938, they created their first running shoe for the Boston Brown Bag Harriers. Twenty-two years later, they released the first shoe with different
New Balance 991 x SNS Featured

New Balance 991 x SNS Review

When Chris and Pastor Mike published their recent New Balance reviews (Chris’ here and Mike’s here), both called New Balance “dad or grandpa shoes.” More or less, they called the shoes uncool. As someone who LOVES New Balance, this really got to me. So, I direct-messaged Drew, via the WearTesters Discord, and asked if I could write a review of

New Balance Basketball Shoes

New Balance 650R ALD

New Balance 650R ALD Review

The New Balance 650R ALD is a collab that many people got because there was a proper method to its release. Yes, a legit preorder. Something we’ve recommended for a long time. Unlike some other, more prominent brands, New Balance seems to care about people getting their products instead of only building hype. But is the 650R ALD worth your
New Balance 991 x SNS Featured

New Balance 991 x SNS Review

When Chris and Pastor Mike published their recent New Balance reviews (Chris’ here and Mike’s here), both called New Balance “dad or grandpa shoes.” More or less, they called the shoes uncool. As someone who LOVES New Balance, this really got to me. So, I direct-messaged Drew, via the WearTesters Discord, and asked if I could write a review of
New Balance 990v5 Featured

New Balance 990v5 Review

This is not a New Balance 990v5 performance review, a running review, or even a professional review. It’s a New Balance hater’s review. Fair warning.
New Balance 993

New Balance 993 Review

The New Balance 993 is one of the best sneakers for under $200. You may also look at these as mere casual/lifestyle sneakers, but they were originally performance-driven running shoes. For whatever purpose the 993 may serve you, we think you’ll enjoy them. The comfort and material quality alone should get you to consider the 993 when you’re looking for
New Balance Apparel

The New Balance Apparel Guide

New Balance used to be somewhat of a niche brand when it comes to athletic apparel. New Balance has always boasted some of the highest quality products of any major sports brand, and New Balance apparel is no exception. But the American brand never seemed to break out as a major player in the sportswear market. In recent years, New
New Balance the New Nike?

Is New Balance the New Nike?

It’s impossible to ignore the increased love New Balance has received over the last several years. While major collaborations like the “Kennedy” 999 received widespread praise in the past, the brand has traditionally fallen into the IYKYK category of sneakers. Yet seemingly overnight, many who considered New Balance to be reserved for their grandparents began happily paying the resale tax

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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.