Not long after Noah’s crew traded cramped boat for uncrowded beach, Boston Whaler’s unsinkable launches came to market (see Seinfeld, Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee season 7 final with Jimmy Fallon). With the same irrepressible spirit, Hoka One One’s Mafate 4 eclipses other mountain running shoes for unfailing, posture-promoting stability. As a result, trail handling competence let testers maintain form for maximum oxygen intake on steeper sections. The TPU toe guard helped in sharp and cluttered terrain while the plus-sized Active Foot Frame and RMAT chassis meant less fatigue on off-chamber traverses. Note that Active Junky’s kudos center on drier conditions as 12.2oz Mafate 4, while maintaining passable traction, is prone to collect mud and debris in the “deep longitudinal flex grooves.” An offset of 4mm fits the model’s perspective and keeps it from becoming a rock-and-roll platform shoe.
Size: 8 - 14
Weight: single, size 9] 12.2 oz
Materials No-Sew Speedframe