HOKA KAWANA: GREAT CUSHION BALANCED SHOE.
HOKA KAWANA: GREAT CUSHION BALANCE SHOE. Our RUNNING SHOES section bring us today a deeper technical analysis of the new HOKA Kawana. As you might remenber we presented you the HOKA 2022 collection a couple of days ago, and with this article we continue the series where we have analyzed more in deep the new HOKA Speedgoat 5, the HOKA Tecton X and the HOKA Carbon X 3.
This HOKA Kawana will come with a price of 140€ (pending confirmation), 283 g and a drop of 5 mm for a height of 30 mm in the back and 25 in the front.
HOKA ONE ONE 2022
This new collection of HOKA One One for 2022 arrives with a new trail shoe, the Tecton X, which for the first time mounts two carbon plates, renews the Speedgoat 5, “slims” the Carbon X 3 and combines the catalogue of shoes with the Kawana and the Mach Supersonic.
Also, we see how the collection has focused on lightening materials and getting shoes just as cushioned and reactive but with a few grams less weight.
HOKA KAWANA: GREAT CUSHION BALANCE SHOE
140 € | 283 G. | 5MM DROP
The Hoka One One Kawana grants a lively and responsive running experience by incorporating HOKA’s most advanced foams, with top of the line geometry. Prioritising comfort above all else, the midsole foam promotes greater rebound without packing out for a more balanced performance, whilst the Anatomical Achilles Construction gives you a more supportive lock-in fit. The beveled heel and extended crash pad path the way for a smoother, supportive ride whatever your tempo.
HOKA KAWANA: THE NAME
The Kawana name of this HOKA’S comes form the Australian Gold Coast’s famous beach in Queensland.
The shoes are designed to push the HOKA’S foams reactivity and geometries. The new CMEVA foam provides solid rebound without packing out, and it is designed to deliver a well-balanced ride.
HOKA KAWANA: DATA SHEET
- Price: 140€* (not confirmed)
- Weight: 283g. men, 237 g. women
- Drop: 5 mm
- Ground height: 30mm /25mm
- Midsole: CMEVA, meta rocker
- Sole: EVA
- Swallowtail™ Heel Geometry
- Extended Crash Pad
- Anatomical Achilles Construction
- Engineered Jacquard Mesh
- New CMEVA Foam
- Early Stage Meta-Rocker
- Beveled Heel
- Maximal-Cushion Midsole
HOKA KAWANA: HIGHLIGHTS
Designed with an anatomical construction for the Achilles tendon, intended to give comfort when rolling and rolling them. In addition, the upper, like almost all new HOKA shoes, is made with a vegan and recycled mesh thread that provides fit and comfort.
It is the CMEVA compound, equal to the EVA foam mounted by the current Speedgoat 4 but developed. Why changing a winning team, when you have already reduced weight.
Sporting a modified crash pad with SwallowTail geometry, the Kawana’s beveled heel creates a broader, flatter surface designed for smoother heel strikes.
The EVA’s outsole provides light contact with the ground and improves cushioning responsiveness.
HOKA KAWANA: CONCLUSIONS
From the data that we have received from the brand so far we can see that this new HOKA Kawana for 2022 are going to be the training shoe “per excellence” on the middle way between the HOKA Clifton and the HOKA Bondi this high cushioned shoe with a not very high weight of only 283 g and a drop of 5 mm is going to be your perfect companion for kilometres and kilometres without a lot of reactivity but with a great comfort of the new developed foam in the middle sole.
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