Stay true to classic style in the new 997H Athletic Shoe from New Balance! The New Balance 997H Athletic Shoe boasts a retro trainer design made with suede and mesh uppers, speckled ENCAP™ midsoles for cushioning and support, and Ground Contact EVA outsoles with rubber pods for flexible traction and premium shock absorption. Available exclusively at Journeys Kidz!
Style ID: 99401813
Combination suede and mesh upper
Elasticized laces for easy on and off
Padded tongue and collar for enhanced comfort and support
Speckled ENCAP™ midsole provides supportive cushioning and stability
Ground Contact EVA outsole with rubber pods delivers flexible traction and premium shock absorption
New Balance began as a Boston-based arch support company in the early 1900's, developed into a specialized shoe manufacturer in the 1970's, and has grown to become a leading global athletic products company. Today New Balance is a family of brands including New Balance, Dunham, PF Flyers, Aravon, Warrior and Brine. Since the days of selling arch supports to police officers and waiters, New Balance has been a brand concerned with meeting the needs of the everyday athlete. Part of producing superior footwear and athletic apparel is manufacturing it to fit all widths and sizes, because a better fit produces better performance. To ensure the best fitting, best performing shoes and apparel, we focus on improving our technology and production methods. We have maintained five manufacturing facilities in New England where we continue to rely on the skills and teamwork of our American workforce to produce a percentage of our athletic footwear. We have also remained strongly committed to a core set of company values that include integrity, teamwork and total customer satisfaction.
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