|Fits as expected||
- Rubber sole
- Leather cross-trainer featuring padded foam collar with easy-on loop at back
- ABZORB shock-absorbing cushioning
- EVA footbed
- Non-marking outsole
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New Balance is dedicated to helping athletes achieve their goals. It's been their mission for more than a century to focus on research and development. It's why they don't design products to fit an image. They design them to fit. New Balance is driven to make the finest shoes for the same reason athletes lace them up: to achieve the very best.
Let's be honest - your fitness routine is a fluid, dynamic thing and you need a flexible shoe that can rise to the occasion, whatever the occasion may be. The WX608V3 cross-trainer from New Balance delivers the versatility and performance you need across a variety of workouts thanks to its shock reducing Absorb heel, flexible midsole and non-marking outsole. From the ground up, this shoe is ready to rock.See all Product description
- Product Dimensions: 12 x 8 x 4 inches
- Shipping Weight: 2 pounds (View shipping rates and policies)
- ASIN: B004WJCU94
- Item model number: WX608V3-W
- Date first available at Amazon.com: October 4, 2005
- Domestic Shipping: Currently, item can be shipped only within the U.S. and to APO/FPO addresses. For APO/FPO shipments, please check with the manufacturer regarding warranty and support issues.
- International Shipping: This item is not eligible for international shipping. Learn More
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Top customer reviews
Tennis shoes must fulfill four basic qualifications. First is fit. I have several orthopedic issues, and well-fitting shoes is not just desirable, but required. Without a proper fit, mobility is effected and limited. As daily walking is a necessity, properly fitting shoes is not a luxury. Second is wear and durability. While I am realistic and realize tennis shoes will not outlast hard-soled leather shoes, I do expect a reasonable tread time the fashion statements just do not provide. Third is an unusual factor, but ease of use is necessary. If a wearer has not fought with the round laces that constantly become untied, or a shoe tongue that snakes its way to the toe, then usability will not be a factor, The last on the list is price. There is a huge discrepancy in shoe costs.. but if the three previous qualifications are satisfied, price should be last on the list.
The New Balance WX608V3 not just satisfies the qualifications, but exceeds the last. The fit is true to the size chart and comfortable enough to avoid the "break-in" discomfort and heat. Even after morning walks, hours of errands and chores, and a stint on the playground with the grandkids, foot and back pain are not caused by the shoes but age and exertion. There are not enough miles on them to judge wear and durability, so time will tell. Usability is high as the laces and tongue stay put even after a long day, and they performed well after a trip through the washing machine after an unfortunate run-in with dog droppings. For the price, these shoes are hard to beat. I have already decided to order an additional pair to insure against the style being discontinued or unavailable in the future.
I would, and will, recommend these shoes to anyone who asks.