The Etnies Marana skate shoes are made to endure the harsh realities of skateboarding with a fused-on, injected rubber toe cap and impact-resistant STI Evolution Foam midsole that won't pack out. The outsole is constructed of 400 NBS rubber in a tried and true tread. These are the only shoes that Chris Joslin skates, so you know that they're quality.
Cupsole - Cupsoles are durable, well-cushioned and provide the best impact protection against hard landings. The sole consists of a single rubber layer, reinforced with glue then stitched to the upper. Cupsoles generally last longer than vulcanized soles, but don't provide as much flexibility and board feel right out of the box.
Pro Foam 1 Insole - Pro Foam is the next step up from the Foam Lite insole and provides added cushioning and support while skating. These PU foam based insoles also provide great comfort. Pro Foam 1 is made of single density PU foam.
PU Rubberized Toe Cap - Added durability where your shoe needs it most, this polyurethane material helps protect your shoes from the constant abuse you throw at it.
Gum Rubber Outsole - Long lasting, durable grip.
STI Evolution™ Foam - STI Evolution™ Foam replaces EVA, PU, and heavy rubber with a durable, impact resistant, and ultra lightweight cushioning foam that can be used as a single solution for the midsole and outsole of skate shoes.