10 Great Performance Footwear Brands You’ve (Probably) Never Heard Of

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Athletes, it’s hard to resist the temptation of lacing up in performance sneakers that aren’t branded with an oversized Swoosh or Three Stripes logo—we know, we get it. But open your eyes: there are other, lesser-known, footwear options out there that have dedicated themselves to helping athletes of all levels realize their performance potential, whether its on a soccer pitch or tennis court.

With that said, to help expand your horizons (or at least inspire you to give the little guys a shot), we’ve put together a list of underdog specialty footwear brands that have flown somewhat under the radar. Here are 10 Great Performance Footwear Brands You’ve (Probably) Never Heard Of. 

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  • Daniel Dustin Manaligod

    Where’s the Asics Basketball or Mizuno Basketball shoes? Those Japanese brands are perfect for the NBA or NCAA Basketball