Shoe Talk: Hoka One One Mafate

  • By Mario Fraioli
  • Published Jul. 17, 2011
  • Updated Oct. 11, 2013 at 3:46 PM UTC

In this video Competitor’s Mario Fraioli learns about a unique looking shoe from Hoka One One called the Mafate. Popular amongst ultra and mountain runners this 11-ounce shoe is made for flying downhill fast. Check it out!

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Mario Fraioli

Mario Fraioli

Mario Fraioli is a senior editor at Competitor magazine. A cross-country All-American at Stonehill College in 2003, he now coaches the Prado Women's Racing Team in San Diego and was the men's marathon coach for Costa Rica's 2012 Olympic team. His first book, The Official Rock 'n' Roll Guide To Marathon & Half-Marathon Training (VeloPress, 2013) is available in bookstores, running shops and online.

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