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A Close-Up Look: New Balance’s Innovative Fresh Foam Zante

What went into the design of the New Balance Fresh Foam Zante? We take a deeper look.

Competitor named the New Balance Fresh Foam Zante lightweight trainer its 2015 Road Running Shoe of the Year. In the photos below, JF Fullum, Director of Design Innovation for Performance Running at New Balance, talks about some of the finer details of the shoe’s design. Fullum has been one of the key players behind several New Balance breakthroughs in recent years, including the 1400 lightweight trainer/racer, the 890 neutral cushioned trainer, the Fresh Foam Zante and the forthcoming Vazee Pace (July 2015).