The World's Best Athletes Have Spoken - HOKA Takes Top Spot

October 19, 2017

The 2017 Kona Ironman World Championships was fast and competitive with records being set all over the course. For the HOKA Team, the event was just as successful. The official shoe count - which tracked what running shoes were worn by athletes, saw HOKA come out on top. HOKA was the top shoe of choice, overcoming industry giants Asics, Nike, New Balance and Brooks. Check out the offical shoe count here.  Our Pro athletes wore HOKA with pride and strong performances: Pro Women: 4th Heather Jackson (57:58, 4:53:54, 3:06:19) 9:02:29 Pro Men: 8th Patrik Nilsson SWEDEN (48:34, 4:29:02, 2:55:51) 8:18:21 10th Boris Stein GERMANY (53:48, 4:23:59, 3:00:42) 8:22:24 19th Tim O’Donnell USA (48:38, 4:25:10, 3:15:15) 8:33:53  In IM’s 40-year history, Patrik Nilsson’s 8:18:21 time would...

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