The US has a different philosophy to the UK, says John Kappes.
“They’ve got more freedom of movement.
You can put a ball through the ground.
They’re more relaxed.”
In the UK the emphasis is on stability, but you can’t really have a ball flying all over the place.
“In other words, the UK is better for the ankle flex.
So how do the UKs different styles compare?
Here are five of our favourite US footwear styles and what we think they mean.