Thin face, performance all-around, edging
Our testers wore their street-shoe (SS) sizes. The pointy toebox and stiff midsole/sole made for a multi-day break-in.
Semi-symmetrical, mildly downturned last; leather uppers; knit tongue; double Velcro closure; injection-molded Pebax stiff-flex midsole; 4.3mm molded sole
The Focus is one of the most precise, supportive shoes on the market for dime edges and micro-standing, especially on extruded footholds—“Super-precise; there was no edge too small,” one tester said. One caveat: Break-in takes real patience. Also comes in women’s version.