The Sustain Jnr Black (unisex/junior) cross trainer is a lightweight sports shoe that's supportive & comfortable for running and playing in. The Action Leather and Air Mesh Upper features our tuf+ abrasion & scuff resistant finish, a reinforced stitched toe, and an easy to use hook & loop fastener to ensure a secure fit.
Sustain also includes a stability wedge to support the feet during sideways movement, whilst the multi-directional tread provides suitable stopping force in all directions.
The Crib Midfoot Stabiliser ensures increased support and stability for developing feet whilst the Perpetual Rubber Outsole provides excellent traction, enhanced durability and longevity.
Benefit: Hardest wearing material enhancing the durability and longevity of the shoe. Excellent traction between the shoe and the ground. Non-marking.
What is it: Specially formulated vulcanized rubber.
Where is it: On the bottom of the shoe where it contacts the ground.
Benefit: Soft, lightweight cushioning that absorbs impact shock.
What is it: ethylene-vinyl acetate
Where is it: The midsole of the shoe, which is the part under the foot, between the outsole and the upper.
Benefit: Supports the arch area of the foot (midfoot), and reduces stress on the ligaments that often cause fatigue and pain.
What is it: Hard, moulded thermoplastic (TPU or Nylon) or hardened rubber.
Where is it: Midfoot region of the outsole of the shoe.
Benefit: Supports the ankle and holds the heel firmly in place, providing excellent stability when the foot first strikes the ground. A firm heel counter is essential for fundamental support and stability.
What is it: Thermal Rubber material that is shaped to match the contours of your heel.
Where is it: Inside the upper part of the shoe, surrounding the back and sides of the heel.
Benefit: Natural feeling leather with added durability and water resistance.
What is it: Natural cowhide split leather with a PU surface coating for durability and water resistance.
Where is it: On the upper (top part)
Benefit: Ventilates and cools the foot.
What is it: Three layer interwoven textile mesh with a fibrous centre, through which air flows freely.
Where is it: On the upper (top part), normally on the vamp and middle section of the shoe, or on the lining of a leather shoe.
Benefit: Provide a custom fit for the developing foot. A rubber lug included in junior cross trainers for extra durability.
What is it: Closure used on junior shoes for easy on and off. Used in combination with elastic laces on cross trainers
Where is it: On top of the upper in the place of a traditional lace.
Benefit: Hard wearing and resistant to scuffing
What is it: Abrasion resistant layer on the surface of synthetic leather.
Where is it: Around the front of the upper.