Staff Footwear Picks at Sportspower

20 Nov 2019

Do you face the dilemma of wanting the perfect shoe but have no idea what you’re actually looking for?! Don’t worry, we’re guilty too. That’s why we ran down to Sportspower Elizabeth and had a chat to the footwear experts, Callum and Aydan, for their top Men’s, Women’s and Kid’s footwear picks. Thank us later!




Asics Gel Kayano 26

This shoe is specially crafted to enhance your natural running style, so you can feel confident and supported with every step. Plus, the sleek black design means you can wear them time and time again!

“These sneakers have built in orthotic and arch support, so they’re great for walking, running, work and everything in between” says Callum.

They are also available in women’s styles and other colourways, too.

PERFECT FOR: Running, Walking, Gym


Converse Chuck Taylor All Star Low Top

The classic Converse proves a timeless winner for both Men, Women and Kids.

“Made with canvas to provide a lightweight and flexible wear, the Converse Chuck Taylors are the summer essential casual shoe” tells Callum.

They are available in multiple colourways and women’s sizing.

PERFECT FOR: Casualwear


 Adidas Solar Drive

Long distance runner? Then this is the shoe for you.

“The Adidas Solar Drive comes with a boost foam specially designed and trademarked by Adidas, which is not only super comfortable but also energy returning” says Aydan, “the more energy you give, the more you get”.

They are available in multiple colourways.

PERFECT FOR: Running, Long Distance Running





Nike Renew In Season TR 9

When fashion and function come together, the Nike Renew In Season TR 9 sneakers are born.

These trainers have a foam midsole which adds comfort and style, whilst providing support with every step. “They have great tread for the gym, and the design means they make a great casualwear sneaker, too” tells Aydan.

PERFECT FOR: Gym, Casualwear


Asics NetBurner Professional

Do you play Netball? Then look no further, we have the shoe for you!

This sneaker is specially crafted for netball players with its FlyteFoam midsole providing comfort for that stop-start motion. This shoe is a top recommendation from Callum, who says “the durable rubber outsole goes up on the side of the shoe, which is perfect for pivoting and a soft landing”.



 Puma Emergence

Up the casualwear ante in these stylish Puma sneakers.

Featuring a SoftFoam+, these kicks are sure to make each stride as comfortable as the last. “The cheap price point and stylish design make this sneaker a go-to casualwear option” says Aydan.

PERFECT FOR: Casualwear





 Asics Gel 195 TR (G.S)

Are you a bit of an all-rounder? Then this is the shoe for you!

The Asics Gel 195 TR is the perfect all-round shoe for kids who play a variety of spots – i.e. PE days at school! Plus, they’re leather too which means you can wear them as your school shoe. “The durable and tough leather makes them a desirable school shoe for kids” says Callum.

These sneakers also come in all black.



Asics Contend 5 (P.S – Also comes in G.S)

Give your little ones an extra spring in their step with the Asics Contend 5.

The Velcro fastening makes getting them on and off a breeze, and their nice and soft, breathable material will keep their feet happy. “There is an in-built toe-guard which provides protection for growing feet, making these shoes really popular for school” Callum says.



Nike Star Runner 2


These beauties are bringing both style and comfort to the table.

With their soft foam cushioning providing a lightweight run, your little ones will be enjoying every stride. They also come with a toe-guard and padding around the ankle for that extra support. “The Nike Star Runner 2 offers durability for a young athlete’s feet, making this shoe a popular choice” says Aydan.

PERFECT FOR: School, Running


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