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Fabric for high performance Footwear

Ultralight comfort with maximum strength

Lightweight sports shoes enhance every athlete's speed and endurance, from running to football, to cycling.

And as the exciting new category of barefoot running (socks-take out) shows, the possible applications are as unlimited as our imagination.

Custom solutions for the sports industry and their athletes

DSM Dyneema is working with leading sports brands to create advanced footwear solutions that meet the custom needs of individual sports. The wide selection of woven, knit and composite fabrics made with Dyneema® make it possible to create ultralight footwear with maximum durability.  

Adidas Ultra Boost Limited Edition: for the ultimate run

Fusing peak performance with high fashion, and using one of the most advanced materials they ever worked with, adidas developed the ultimate version of the company’s Ultra Boost running shoe. The limited edition Ultra Boost is lightweight, resilient, sublime. The upper is made with Dyneema® for the ultimate performance.

Specialized: pushing the cycling envelope

The next-generation S-Works 6 shoe from Specialized uses Dyneema® Composite Fabric to deliver what serious road-racing cyclists want most from their shoes: explosive speed and superior comfort. The sole and footbed of the S-Works 6 are designed to boost power, efficiency, and reduce the chance of injury. The Dyneema® upper makes the shoe strurdy yet comfortable.

Reebok Insta Pump Fury: a classic remixed

Reebok is developing a new iteration of its classic Insta Pump Fury shoe – this time made with Dyneema®. Set to launch in late 2016, the blue and black versions include Dyneema® fiber in the shoe's uppers, enhancing the performance of this modern classic.  

Swiss Barefoot Company: a new wave of innovation

Dyneema® is the essential ingredient in the Swiss Barefoot Company’s newest FYF – FreeYourFeet – a barefoot running sock with extremely high cut, tear, and abrasion resistance, but with a soft, supple, and ultra-lightweight feel as well. The result is a barefoot feeling and experience unlike any other in high-tech protective footwear.  

Under Armour SpeedForm Slingshot: spearheading brand extension

Under Armour is working hard on the latest generation of its SpeedForm line, called ‘SpeedForm 4.0. For its SpeedForm Slingshot shoe, the company incorporated Dyneema® in the uppers, choosing the high strength material for its lightweight, breathability, and conductivity. The SpeedForm line is taking Under Armour into new territory and we’re proud to be part of it. 

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