What water shoes do you use? I rather not do barefoot with the sharp things in the river. I have kayaking boots, but the soles are probably too thick for good movement on a SUP. I want something to make cross-stepping and pivot turns easily.
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Posted by: Marshall on Apr-24-13 3:34 PM (EST)
I've been supremely happy with the traction these provide at any position on the board. I had used 5 Finger shoes but found my toes getting tired as I seemed to try to grip the mat with my toes. A cat with retractable claws I am not. The Brewers also dry in a flash and with Eurasion Water Chestnut seed pods all over, a watershoe with a sole is a must.
Merrell Water Torrents|
Posted by: WhoIsPurpleGoo on May-26-13 2:34 PM (EST)
i've been wearing Merrell Water Torrents. They're barefoot style shoes without the separate toe thing like vibrams. they seem to do the job nicely.
Posted by: jimx200 on Aug-16-13 8:29 PM (EST)
up Target where they run about $15. on closeout. Picked up another pair, they work fine, and no more Keen's at $100. for me.
sneaker style versus slip on style|
Posted by: mickjetblue on Aug-22-13 7:15 PM (EST)
The sneaker styles will provide some foot support, but they will raise the heel up about 1". They usually have deep traction tread, and are comfortable.