Questions and answers

Is Vibram a shoe company?

Is Vibram a shoe company?

The company is named after its founder, Vitale Bramani, who is credited with inventing the first rubber lug soles….Vibram.

Type Private
Industry Footwear
Founded 1937
Headquarters Albizzate , Italy
Products Rubber Soles Footwear Disc Golf Discs

Are Vibram shoes good for walking?

Hiking in Vibram Five Fingers is enjoyable, as long as you keep a few things in mind. As a hiking shoe, vibram five fingers are lightweight, well made and will give your feet adequate protection from the environment.

Are Vibram Five Fingers waterproof?

Applying the same minimalist design as Bikila EVO, vibram has added a stretch -membrane waterproof construction, taped seams and a water-resistant gaiter to keep the wet environment at bay. An ideal running shoe for those looking for grip and durability, even in wet and icy conditions.

Why are Vibram soles so good?

Vibram’s® unique compound blends foam and rubber to create an outsole that has the best traits of both materials – the softness and springiness of foam, and the durability and traction of rubber.

Are Vibram shoes good for you?

Minimalist shoes including the Vibram FiveFingers can be beneficial in strengthening your feet and legs IF you are willing to take the time to transition and be smart about your running.

Can you walk in running shoes?

Can running shoes be used as walking shoes? The short answer: yes. Running shoes and walking shoes have similar qualities that make them ideal for being active. While running shoes are designed to be durable for the rigorous demands of running, they are excellent as walking shoes, too.

Can you swim in Vibrams?

The shoes also provided good traction across the various soggy and wet surfaces I put them on. We all expect good traction and soles from a Vibram shoe, and the TrekSports didn’t disappoint in water.