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The New 2012 Sockwa G3 Shoes: The Crushable, Washable and Durable Barefoot Running Shoes

by PINKY on JANUARY 4, 2012

It is quite clear by now that the 21st century is the era of barefoot running. And Sockwa, one of the leading creators of barefoot running shoes is just as geared up to welcome the challenges with their innovation as they introduce their all new Sockwa G3 shoes!

Sockwa stays true to their slogan of treading the earth lightly with the new Sockwa G3 which will be out by February 2012. This new army of shoes is all mad with grey sole that does not leave a single mark on where you choose to tread or run on.

Unlike the Sockwa G2, the G3 comes in 5 colors and will be available in 9 different sizes (6-13). You can choose from black, brown, olive, red or yellow – whichever complements your mood or attire regardless of whether you feel like taking off for a run or go on a casual, comfortable walk at the mall or the park. G3 enables you to feel and reap the benefits of natural minimalist sensation wherever you may be at any time!

Since it has a wide range of sizes, any member of the family can enjoy their own G3! It can be a good present for friends or loved ones as well while at the same time encourage them to get on the bandwagon of barefoot running.

The Sockwa G3 is aptly built for your feet and is set to provide you with the thinnest sole on the planet. It only weighs around 2.4 to 3.5 oz which ensures that you will barely feel like you are wearing anything! In fact, it claims that you will feel like you are just wearing a pair of socks albeit it does not look like one at all. Do not worry about protecting your feet since Sockwa products are sturdy and offer the right amount of protection.

The shoes are also easy to carry in case you need to go on a road trip or have to visit a relative or friend outside your hometown. The shoes can be crushed and placed inside your carryon bag without doing any damage to it as it boasts of high durability. If you’ve been running in surfaces that have muddied your G3′s you can simply take it off and wash to clean it! So, whatever the weather you choose to run on, your Sockwa G3 will remain steadfast and keep up with your pace.

The Sockwa G3 will be a good addition to your barefoot running shoes and will provide you with enough balance and stability during your runs. You can pre-order your Sockwa G3 and look forward to running at a whole new level this 2012!


Barefoot shoes have gained tremendous popularity worldwide and so have Sockwa shoes. Sockwa shoes literally allow you to tread the earth lightly with their ultra-thin sole that restores the natural balance of the body and does not tire the legs as much as when wearing heavy-soled shoes.

Sockwa shoes are designed and manufactured in Ventura Country, California by creative and hardworking people who have passion to create high quality barefoot shoes that will meet the needs of the most discerning clients. Originally tested with beach soccer enthusiasts in 2008, Sockwa shoes are now used not only by beach hobbyists, but hundreds of other outdoor enthusiasts, popular personalities and ordinary people with extraordinary tastes for barefoot shoes. Here are some Sockwa FAQs.

Benefits of Wearing Sockwa Shoes

Wearing Sockwa shoes will give you the following benefits:

Enhance the body posture.

Promote balance and allow the user to walk with a more natural gait.

Increase muscle strength of the foot.

Safer and hygienic alternative to walking barefoot.

Ease stress on the legs thus giving it more energy for a lot of activities.

Popular Sockwa Shoes




Playa Lo-Cut

Playa High Top

Why Sockwa Shoes?

Sockwa footwear has perfected the technology of producing ultra-thin soles. Paired with uppers that are stretchable and form fitting, the results are barefoot shoes that allow people the benefits of barefoot walking and the added protection of shoes.

Sockwa is proud of its braided 2mm thick neoprene soles that are intended for a wide range of surfaces. To address the concerns of durability, Sockwa has launched its thin rubber outsole skin and a venting system suitable even for professional athletes.

Dr. William Rossi in a 1999 article in Podiatry Management said it best with regards to going barefoot :

It took 4 million years to develop our unique human foot and our consequent distinctive form of walk, a remarkable feat of bioengineering. Yet, in only a few thousand years, and with one carelessly designed instrument, our shoes, we have warped the pure anatomical form of human walk, obstructing its engineering efficiency, afflicting it with strains and stresses and denying it its natural grace of form and ease of movement head to foot.

In reality, you could not really replicate the experience of walking barefoot even with the slimmest barefoot shoes. But wearing Sockwa footwear is the closest that you could get because these are more like reinforced socks! You couldn’t get any closer to the ground than that.

For all its good features and benefits, Sockwa shoes are also easy on the pocket.

Sockwa Shoe Styles

As the name suggest, Sockwa Amphibian can be used indoor or outdoor, for water sports as well as the land-based ones. Whether you want to go boating or gardening, camping or river crossing and barefoot running or trekking, the Sockwa Amphibian will dod well for you.

For indoor activities, nothing beats the Sockwa Dojo to being as close as second skin. Featuring a scoop-top designed upper, Dojo gives your feet more freedom of movement which is important for pilates, martial arts or yoga.

Sockwa Playa Lo-Cut really have thin soles for them to be bent. The material for Sockwa’s Playa is fitting and stretchy that users advise to get a pair that are a notch bigger than your actual size for that comfortable fit. These pairs of shoes are known as one of the more sexiest beach shoes in the world.

The Sockwa Playa Hi-Top version combines both fashion and sensibility. It is designed for pro beach athletes who can play their hearts out without worrying of losing hold of their shoes in the middle of the decision round.

The Sockwa G2 is Sockwa’s new line of minimalist shoes for 2011! Having the thinnest sole in the planet, G2 was made for the true barefoot enthusiast.

Sockwa G2 Shoes

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