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Super lightweight with just the right amount of cushioning, the La Sportiva Slingshot trail runners are built to last on those fast and light backcountry runs.
- Mountain Gear refers to the men's version
When you're going the distance, but you're also going for speed, lace up the La Sportiva Slingshot Trail Running Shoe. At just 1lb 4oz a pair, it's super lightweight, but also provides enough cushioning to keep your step energized. This makes the Slingshot great as a trail racer or for use as a fast-and-light backpacking shoe. Plus it just looks fast. Single mesh construction keeps the air flowing, the weight down, and the fit snug. Trail Runner Magazine was so impressed by this shoe, it gave the Slingshot an Editor's Choice Award in the Featherweight category.
- Backcountry.com refers to the men's version
Geared towards efficient runners who perform shorter faster-paced races, the ultralight Slingshot focuses on stability and traction. Highly recommended for short trail races and fast backcountry excursions. AirMesh synthetic leather upper. Injection molded heel stabilizer and double density EVA provide just enough stability and cushioning without unnecessary weight. Frixion XT racing outsole with mountain bike inspired lugs and sticky rubber climbing zones for the ultimate race-day advantage. Flat outsole design maximizes stability. Lightweight track-shoe-inspired design and function. UreTech toe cap construction protects front of shoe from abrasions. Vegan (no animal-based materials).
- EMS refers to the men's version
CLOSEOUTS . Inspired by a lightweight track shoe, La Sportiva's Slingshot trail running shoe is geared toward the efficient runner who loves shorter, faster-paced races and backcountry excursions. AT compound FriXion(R) outsole with mountain bike inspired tread design uses Sticky Rubber for grip and superior traction. Removable footbed Airmesh and synthetic leather upper Synthetic mesh lining Weight: 1 lb. 6 oz. pr. Medium width CLOSEOUTS . China. Size Euro (US): 40 (7 -8) 40 (8-8 ) 41 (8 ) 41 (8 -9) 42 (9) 43 (10 ) 44 (10 -11) 44 (11-11 ) 45 (11 -12) 45 (12) 46 (12-12 ) 46 (12 -13) 47 (13-13 ) 47 (14)
- Sierra Trading Post refers to the men's version
Free Shipping. La Sportiva Men's Slingshot Shoe (Fall 2007) The Slingshot by La Sportiva is a featherweight technical trail racing shoeA technical trail racing flat focusing on stability, traction and lightweight cushioning. Geared towards efficient runners who perform shorter faster-paced races. The ultimate shoe for short trail races and fast backcountry excursions.Specifications:UPPER: AirMesh/synthetic leather/UreTech toe capCONSTRUCTION: Slip Lasted StrobelLAST: RacingLINING: None (forefoot)/Mesh (heel only)SOLE: FriXion XT/RacingMIDSOLE: Dual-density EVAINSOLE: NoneWEIGHT: 1 lbs. 4 oz.Features:Injection molded heel stabilizer and double density EVA provide just enough stability and cushioning without unnecessary added weight Frixion XT Racing sole with mountain bike inspired lugs and sticky climbing rubber zones for the ultimate race day advantage 10 ounce lightweight track shoe inspired design and function
- Moosejaw refers to the men's version