Every athlete understands that better does not just happen. You have to make it happen.
You make it happen through a series of choices that make you better today than you were yesterday. By choosing to train smarter and work harder. And then doing it again tomorrow.
It was this understanding that led us to found Topo Athletic: a brand created for and by athletes with a mission to develop athletic gear made with humble innovation.
“Humble” because we know quite well that our equipment doesn’t make you better—you make you better. Our role is to help.
“Innovation” because we are committed to the ongoing study of physiology, environments, and emerging technologies that enable athletes to constantly improve.
This is why our approach to design is something we call innate amplification. We are in awe of the genius of human biomechanics, and to that we respectfully bring our modern constructions, fabrics and designs that optimize these amazing natural abilities.
The result is a new kind of athletic shoe—one that brings a subtle but sophisticated technology to the instinctive movement of the human foot and body.
Our philosophy of humble innovation means that we obsess over every detail. But at the same time we understand that the most impressive thing that will ever go into our products is you.
Better, Stronger, Faster is a choice.
Split Toe DesignBased on the Japanese Tabi shoe, our split toe creates a unique anchor point in the forefoot, offering more security and a stronger connection to your footwear.
Open Toe BoxThe anatomically designed toe box allows the remaining toes to spread naturally, delivering comfort and control for optimal performance.
Welded SeamsWe use lightweight material and welded seams because weight and chafing are not your friends.
Zero-dropWe have a zero-drop heel-to-toe platform because we don’t think a shoe should “fix” the way you run or train.
30 years in the footwear industry, former track athlete and competitive runner, loves to break from conventional thought.
of shoe geeks and fitness fanatics that Tony has gathered together to help create a new kind of footwear company.
Our vision is to create a modern athletic brand in real-time partnership with our consumers. That means getting inspired, open-minded athletes like you to become as passionate about our brand as we are.
And here you are on our web site, so we’re off to a good start!