Good luck to our Xero Shoes Olympians!

Did you know we are the footwear provider for a couple Olympic teams? Yup. We got a write up about this in the Denver Business Journal. We provide footwear for USA Artistic Swimming (formerly “synchronized swimming”) and USA Archery. Here’s a fun pic of the swimmers wearing their Colorado. No, they don’t actually wear our […]

Barefoot MYTHS debunked on Fox31 Denver

What are the Myths and TRUTH about being barefoot (whether you’re walking, running, climbing, lifting, or just getting into a store)? Xero Shoes CEO, Steven Sashen, takes a look at a few of these on @KDVRDenver * MYTH — being barefoot is dangerous. TRUTH — for a looong time, humans have been barefoot on terrains […]

Top Hiking Shoe for Women from Today.com

Thanks to Today.com who named the Z-Trek one of the best hiking shoes for women The Xero Shoes Z-Trek is a super lightweight, minimalist sandal that’s great for hiking, walking, even running. If you want a natural, barefoot, feel it’s a great sandal. But it’s not just for women. There’s a men’s version of the […]

XeroShoesCanada.com and cheap Xero Shoes on eBay – FRAUD!

DO NOT BUY Xero Shoes from these sellers! In short, if you see NEW Xero Shoes for sale at significant discounts, they are not authorized sellers and you will most likely be giving your credit card information to thieves who are engaged in various types of ecommerce and credit card fraud. The latest site to […]

Neil deGrasse Tyson + Irene Davis = Minimal Shoes are best

Famed science educator, Neil deGrasse Tyson, invited Harvard’s Dr. Irene Davis to dive in the the question: What Shoes (if any!) Are Best For Us? He did this on a recent Star Talk podcast episode, Born To Run Farther, that included an interesting technique: in addition to simply talking with Irene about the research about […]

Outdoor Activity Participation Changes During COVID

Xero Shoes recently conducted a survey asking website visitors’ how their participation in outdoor activities have changed during Covid. While the survey did not take location into account — clearly, results should be different for people who are quarantined or living where outdoor activities are only possible if one can travel — that 56% of […]

5 Last Minute Fantasy Gifts (and the shoes to go with them)

I don’t need to tell you that 2020 has been unbelievably challenging and stressful. And while I’m a big fan of facing reality head-on, every now and then it’s nice to take a mental break and imagine things being better than they are. Sometimes MUCH, MUCH better. So, to give your brain some things to […]

“The Infinite Race” – A meta-review about the 30-by-30 Documentary

The new 30-by-30 documentary, “The Infinite Race” about the Tarahumara premieres on December 15th. Outside magazine reviewed the movie and here’s a review of the review… which is important to understand to, well, understand the movie. I’ll be reviewing the movie, too, but this “meta-analysis” might put things into context for you. I’m not completely […]

Do Running Shoes Make You Stupid?

This post is NOT what you think. But then again, it kinda is. 😉 Check out this video and let me know if you’re a SMART runner.  In short, there are two aspects to wearing running shoes from “Big Shoe” (note how that = “B.S.”) which could not only affect your brain, but whether […]

Holiday 2020 Shipping Info

Hello Xero Family! This holiday season we’ll be working hard to keep up with more shipments than ever! With the recent success of our Anniversary Sale combined with general Covid-19 related shipping delays, we’re expecting shipments to take a bit longer than usual.  We’re encouraging customers to place orders early to help ensure they arrive […]