Sashiko is a form of decorative reinforcement stitching that originated in Japan. The technique was used to create new items out of old, worn ones.
A full-length foam sockliner cushions every step. A Zoom Air unit in the sockliner delivers responsive cushioning.
Geometric shapes between the midsole and the outsole expand and contract in all directions for better boardfeel and flexibility. Rubber has been thinned out in key areas for a lightweight, broken-in feel right out of the box.