I would recommend this article to anyone who is sick of their 35-year-old, outdated water shoes. I would also recommend it to anyone whom would like to buy a water shoe for any sort of outdoor activities near the water.
The article reviews the Gnarkosi water shoe which is a shoe that was originally designed for wakeskating but is also great for several other purposes. The stylish shoe not only provides a better look than the “classic” water shoes, but it also provides more grip on slippery surfaces, as well as keeping irritating sand from getting into the shoe. Even when sand does enter the shoe it comes out easily. Unfortunately after longer walks in these shoes they tend to cause pain to the ankle bones. However, it is not supposed to be used as a hiking shoe. It looks like a skate shoe with tons of holes all through it to let water pass through. Despite its difference in looks, it is worn the same way as a regular water shoe. It is a revolutionary shoe that is perhaps the beginning of a whole new era of water shoes.
I liked this article because it provided me with information on a type of shoe I did not even know existed. If it weren’t for the high price, this article could have definitely convinced me to buy a pair.
Ryan Stuart "Review: One cool water shoe" Explore Canada's outdoor magazine http://explore-mag.com/article/gear/review-one-cool-water-shoe/ (September 26th, 2011)