Anacapa Deep Dive with Director of Hiking Product Hy Rosario

With the brand-new Anacapa, we’ve taken our cushioned support and efficient, smooth ride you know from HOKA running shoes and worked them into a premium hiking boot. Director of Hiking Product Hy Rosario walks us through the development of this all-new hiking boot, the technology incorporated, and the inspiration behind creating a hiker with you in mind.

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The Zinal: Behind-The-Scenes with Footwear Designer Gabe Nicasio

Updating a shoe from one year to the next is one thing; creating a brand new shoe is quite another. But Footwear Designer Gabe Nicasio felt inspired by the technical mountains of Europe and was tasked with creating a new trail shoe designed to be lower-profile and more nimble than its predecessors at HOKA. Enter

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The Overachieving Continues: Clifton 8 Update with Sr. Product Line Manager Zack Paris

The Clifton model is arguably our most popular series, first launching back in 2014. Since then, Senior Product Line Manager Zack Paris has worked on updating each version, bringing us to the all-new Clifton 8 today. We sat down with Zack to hear about what goes into the shoe updating process, what changes were made from Clifton 7

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Mach 4 Behind-The-Scenes with HOKA Footwear Designer Ryan Crouch

Updating a fan-favorite model is no easy feat. From initial concept sketches to the construction of prototypes to wear-testing to the final product, years of work from multiple teams at HOKA all collaborate to bring you the best possible shoe. The all-new Mach 4 was no exception, so we sat down with HOKA Footwear Designer

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The Carbon X 2 with HOKA Senior Footwear Designer Odile Boyer

On May 4th 2019, one of HOKA’s most innovative shoes was unveiled in a way that challenged limits. The Carbon X was showcased by HOKA athletes from around the world in attempt to conquer the 100K world record in Folsom, CA. After another 18 months of development by the HOKA Design, Product and Innovation teams, the updated Carbon

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