The model that started it all continues to improve. A bouncier feel thanks to AP+ and improved fit.
Mizuno Wave Rider 14 Features:
Mizuno Wave Technology: Inspired by nature, Wave is the industry’s most effective midsole technology. Wave’s unique shape dissipates impact forces away from the foot for a smoother, more cushioned feel on every step.
SmoothRide Engineering: Unique design approach to the sole of the shoe designed to create a smooth, rocking-chair-like transition from heel to toe on every step.
AIR Mesh: Breathable and Cool. Provides the utmost in breathability and comfort of the upper.
Gender Engineering: Developed in Mizuno’s Sozo Studio, Gender Engineering is the next generation of design technology to maximize fit and performance in athletic footwear. Mizuno has learned through extensive research that there are fundamental differences between the running styles of men and women. Gender Engineering from Mizuno adjusts to those issues – by creating shoes that more closely fit the different running styles of the male and female runner, in return maximizing performance.
Mizuno Intercool: Solves the problem of heat and humidity build-up in a running shoe by incorporating a full-length ventilation system.
VS-1: Shock-absorbing cushioning compound found in the heel and forefoot.
X-10: Durability and Traction. The most durable carbon rubber that allows for longer wear in high impact areas and supplements traction at heel strike.