14
June
2017
2017-06-14T15:51:17+00:00

Wear Test: HUF Hupper 2 Lo

The Hupper was one of HUF’s first shoe models. Now, seven years later they introduced its sequel, the HUF Hupper 2. In contrast to the first version which was originally designed as a regular sneaker, the Hupper 2 was made explicitly for skateboarding. Therefore I tested how the shoe performs on a skateboard. Fit & […]

04
June
2017
2017-06-02T09:21:47+00:00

Skate test: Plan B Cole Genesis BLK ICE deck- hard facts or thin ice?

Decks are made from seven plies of maple. You might think so, but there are new skateboard constructions by many deck brands that longer-lasting boards, more pop and what not. The BLK ICE decks from Plan B supposedly slide better and are lighter than usual boards. Reason enough to take a closer look at those […]

17
May
2017
2017-05-17T16:05:48+00:00

Wear test: etnies Helix – Innovation that holds up to its promises?

We already talked about the new Helix skate shoe shoe from etnies previously. But how does the shoe perform on a skateboard? Therefore I grabbed a pair of the Helix and skated it in multiple sessions for a total of 20 hours. Spoiler: the Helix could become your next favourite skate shoe! Sizing & Comfort […]

22
February
2017
2017-02-22T13:19:10+00:00

Wear Test: New Balance Numeric 868 – Unapologetically Technical

With the New Balance Numeric 868, the Boston sneaker brand made their astonishing debut in the skateboarding business. Just in time for the release of the new colourway I took a closer look to find out what’s behind the technical features of this running-shoe-inspired model! The New Balance Numeric 868 The New Balance Numeric 868 […]

04
January
2017
2017-01-23T16:33:32+00:00

Wear Test: DC Plaza TC S – Love Park Forever!

The famous Love Park in the heart of Philadelphia is gone, but the memories will stand out forever. With the Plaza TC S shoe, DC is continuing a legacy. I was very happy and excited to skate the DC Plaza. Let’s see what the Plaza can do! DC Plaza TC S The words DC and […]

18
October
2016
2016-10-19T12:40:05+00:00

Wear Test: New Balance Numeric PJ Stratford 533 Suede

New Balance Numeric is the “new kid on the block” on the skateboarding shoe market. I know some dudes out there don’t like big sports brands trying to get their foot into the skateboarding industry. But I think it’s gonna be very interesting how the comprehensive Know-How from brands like New Balance will influence new […]

22
September
2016
2016-09-22T16:01:53+00:00

Wear Test: éS Accel SQ – Still classic?

With the éS Accel SQ the brand brings back a classic skate shoe with some updates. But will this new version of the éS Accel still have the same feeling of the classic skate shoe from the past? Find out in my latest wear test! The és Accel – A skate shoe classic With the […]