Salomon S-Lab Wings 8 SG Trail Running Shoes
FASTER DOWNHILLS MAKE THE WINNING DIFFERENCE
S-LAB Wings Softground gives athletes the edge they need to win on technical downhills and on soft terrain during ultra-distance races.
Upper - Stretch Air Mesh/Sensifit System
Utilising some of the best features Salomon has to offer the S-Lab Wings 8 is a no-brainer choice for dry, technical terrain. The Salomon S-Lab Wings 8 SG is composed of a Stretch Air Mesh which is a breathable mesh upper that offers a comfortable, individualized fit. It durable construction actively allows fresh air to permeate the interior environment, keeping the foot cool and comfortable as you perform. The open mesh also conforms to the foot and bring key flexibility to the forefoot and midsection. Upper Protection takes the form of a TPU toe cap, protecting the most exposed part of the foot from the trail environment you tear up.
Enveloping the foot with support and comfort, the S-Lab Wings 8 SG employs varying technologies to offer the best fit possible. Externally Sensifit technology is melded with the upper - A system designed to work with the lacing system to cradle the foot from the midsole through to the lacing - providing a stable, precise, snug fit. Moulded into the shoe and bonded with the upper to reduce components, excess bulk and weight, whilst improving comfort on the trail.
Working in unison with the Sesifit design, the internal structure of the S-Lab Wings 8 SG makes use of Salomon's Endofit technology - Exclusive to Salomon, Endofit is an internal sleeve design that hugs the forefoot and improves feedback and foot wrapping. - Giving you greater support throughout your run.
One of the final components to the shoes precision fit technology, is the simple and user-friendly quick lace system. Quicklace is a single Kevlar string fed through friction free eyelets. As you pull, the lace closes evenly for a better fit, which delivers precision adjustment and a secure lock down. Finished with a lace pocket to neatly stash away any excess that may get in your way.
Midsole - Injected/Compressed EVA
Offering supportive comfort whilst retaining a lightweight embodiment the midsole utilises a dual fusion of Salomon's proprietary compressed EVA and injected EVA. Forming a differentiating density - a denser foam to prevent medial collapse and a lightweight EVA for smooth cushioning and gait cycle transitioning. The format assists with keeping weight down and maximising responsive underfoot cushioning.
Internally the S-Lab Wings 8 SG sports an EVA moulded sock liner, an adaptive, malleable mould that provides excellent next to foot cushioning and anatomical support from your first mile to your list. Protecting the underfoot and the shoes EVA cushioning the S-Lab Wings 8 makes use of Salomon's Profeel Film Chasis. A design that fuses an incredibly lightweight protection plate, placed beneath the outsole to protect the foot from the ever-evolving landscape underfoot.
Outsole - Contagrip
Employing a non-marking mud and snow Contagrip outsole, the S-Lab Wings 8 SG is equipped and ready to tackle the most demanding of trails. Deep set, aggressive lugs yield tremendous grip across a varied range of terrain and conditions. Used specifically in Winter, this non-marking contagrip leaves no traces whatever the terrain.
The re-worked outsole design has been engineered to offer the runner Descent Control, combined with the adaptive traction of Contagrip and the geometry of the lugs the S-Lab Wings 8 provides the confidence, stability and grip needed to up your game on a fast decent.
- 3D Stretch Air Mesh Upper - Enhances the breathability offered by the shoe, adapting to the foots form for greater comfort.
- Sensifit - Actively cradles the foot to deliver a secure and precise fit for maximum stability and comfort.
- Endofit - A Salomon exclusive technology, Endofit is an internal sleeve design that offers enhanced support and better foot wrapping and feedback.
- Quicklace System - Minimal and robust, this one-pull lace tightening system secures the shoe quickly and provides excellent stability and support.
- Friction Free Eyelets - Provides a smooth lace transition, that wont snag, making tightening and loosening laces easy and efficient.
- Lace Pocket - Prevents laces from snagging on uneven terrain by securing loose ends firmly in place.
- Racing Last - Provides a snugger more precision fit for performance on the trail.
- Die Cut Eva Sockliner - Offers exceptional anatomical comfort and support from the moment you slip on the shoe.
- Compressed EVA - A denser cushioning compound that prevents medial collapse.
- Injected EVA - Cushions the foot and attenuates shockwaves superbly, especially on rougher, tougher terrain.
- Pro feel film - Placed to provide protection from the trail
- Contagrip Outsole - Utilises a blend of softer, harder and grippier Contagrip compounds to yield the perfect mix of performance and durability.
- Descent Control - A re-worked outsole that's designed to
- Drop - 9mm
- Weight - 292g
- Soft Ground
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