Inov-8 takes its name very seriously. From apparel to equipment to footwear, the all-terrain athletic gear company brings cutting-edge technology to each design. Established in 1993, Innov-8 tailors its footwear and gear to a number of outdoor activities and training. The footwear incorporates many innovations in materials and design. Several shank designs mimic the anatomy of the human foot to fit more closely and provide increased flexibility and support. This is ideal for trail running and work on uneven terrain where quick adjustments help the athlete avoid injuries and perform better. The company also uses advanced materials such as Gore-Tex, S.Cafe and merino wool to boost performance. S.Cafe fabric incorporates recycled coffee grounds for unmatched moisture-wicking, odor eliminating and quick-drying. Merino wool insulates and helps to eliminate odor. Confidently tackle any terrain with Inov-8 footwear.