Abebe Bikila Runs Barefoot Wins Marathon

Abebe Bikila and his Barefoot Marathon Gold Medal

While the 2020 Tokyo Olympics are postponed until next year, now as great time to look back at one of the moments that helped shape the modern barefoot running movement. It was 60 years ago that Abebe Bikila won a gold medal in the Rome Olympics running in bare feet. A great article called OLYMPICS […]

Is Barefoot Best for Kids? Research says…

This just in to the “I’m not surprised” department: A new study reveals children who are habitually barefoot show significantly different motor skills between the ages of 6-10 than those who are habitually shod. Researchers report those who are habitually barefoot have better balance and jumping skills. You can read the article here. I’m curious […]

Xero Shoes Sponsors USA Artistic Swimming

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Emily Falkenberg | USAAS | [email protected] Laura Beachy | Xero Shoes | [email protected] USA Artistic Swimming Announces Partnership with Xero Shoes COLORADO SPRINGS, CO – (July 8, 2020) – USA Artistic Swimming signs Xero Shoes as its official footwear partner providing athletes innovative shoes that match the team’s style in the water.  […]

Meet the Handball Ninja

We were recently tagged in a video by Ebiye Jeremy Udo-Udoma, aka the Handball Ninja. Once we got over the excitement of seeing a professional athlete in Xero Shoes, we couldn’t peel ourselves away from the screen as we learned more about Handball. Read on for our interview with the one and only Handball Ninja. […]

How to find TRULY comfortable shoes

The secret to finding comfortable shoes… It’s probably not what you think. And it’s definitely not what “Big Shoe” companies have been saying for the last 50 years. It’s not because you need more arch support or better cushioning or to control your pronation or supination. The secret is actually what humans have been doing […]

Kelly C’s Super Cool DIY Sandal Tying Style

We believe anyone can have the superpower of making their own shoes. Our DIY Kit allows you to cut your footbed and lace away as you wish. However, some of our customers, like Kelly Culp, take it a step further and create extraordinary lace styles like this one, to share with the Xero Shoes world.  […]

How to run safely during COVID

What’s the best way to get in a run during the COVID-19 pandemic? Let me start by saying that I’m not a doctor, nor do I play one on TV or the Internet. New information may make require an update to my suggestions. If you know of something that would make this post be more […]

COVID-19 Shipping

Due to COVID-19, many countries have suspended postal deliveries, and many others are experiencing extremely long delivery times, something we, unfortunately, learned AFTER shipping many parcels during our recent sale. The below list includes countries we are currently unable to ship to due to COVID-19. Please note this list includes India, Israel, and South Africa. […]