Jan 18, 2013 | 1 comment »
A photo of Jen K. and her husband in the Christchurch Botanic Gardens on the south island of New Zealand. They are standing in front of a massive Atlas Cedar tree. KSO Treks.
My husband and I had the privilege of taking a vacation to New Zealand this December with another couple for our honeymoon. We got married this past June, and decided to make our trip a memorable one.
I had purchased the KSO Treks earlier this year… more »
Jul 12, 2012 | 3 comments »
If you're going to propose, why not do it at the top of a beautiful mountain? Why not do it wearing your favorite shoes that look like feet? Vibram FiveFingers! more »
May 10, 2011 | 37 comments »
1,250 miles later: VFF Sprints & BikilasOver the last two racing seasons, I’ve used Vibram Five Fingers Sprints and Bikilas in training and racing a number of events ranging from 5K running races and sprint triathlons to half marathons, marathons,… more »
Dec 22, 2010 | 13 comments »
Scott hiking through the Andes in his Vibram Five Fingers Sprints.
Professional photographer and Vibram Five Fingers fan, Scott Gold, recently visited Peru with his girlfriend. Read what Scott had to say about their trip and see some amazing photos after the jump!My girlfriend and I wore our Sprints in Peru and lo… more »
Dec 8, 2010 | 14 comments »
John running in a local Turkey Trot and trail running in the Coronado Mtns, AZ.
John sent us the following story about how Vibram Five Fingers have helped him solve his plantar fasciitis problems:Listen up kiddos. I have major feet problems, plantar fasciitis and the Army gave me inserts, which gave me Stress Fractures. Told m… more »
Sep 20, 2010 | 2 comments »
Stéphane running the Sierre-Zinal through the Swiss Alps and finishing with his daughter.
Stéphane, a Vibram Five Fingers fan, wore his Sprints to run in the 31K Sierre-Zinal mountain race in Switzerland. Stéphane shares his story below:I like to read other people's stories on the BirthdayShoes website and I thought I could also share… more »
Sep 13, 2010 | 2 comments »
Paul running and finishing at the World Mountain Running Championships in Kamnik, Slovenia.
In 2010, "Barefoot Paul" Peterson excelled at mountain running qualifying for the Men's US Mountain Running Junior Team and competing at the World Championships in Slovenia. His success running in Vibram Five Fingers is truly amazing! Read Paul's recap h… more »
Aug 31, 2010 | 2 comments »
Hiking around the Acropolis. (Parthenon-Athens, Greece)
Steve took along his Vibram Five Fingers Classics, Sprints and Bikilas on a recent trip to Greece. That's about 2 pounds. Not bad for three pairs of shoes. After the jump, read what Steve had to say about his travels, see some more great pics and learn t… more »
Aug 17, 2010 | 4 comments »
In the photo above, Paul and Janette enjoy some beach time in their Vibram Five Fingers while on vacation in the Bahamas. Paul sent us this message:My wife and I, took a trip to the Bahamas this July and of course we brought our VFF's (SPRINT and KS… more »
Aug 4, 2010 | 19 comments »
Guest Post by LindseyAdding Bikilas to the CollectionThe Bikila has already gotten a fair amount of attention from Birthday Shoes, but when asked to give a woman's perspective on this new model, I was happy to oblige. I am by no means an experience… more »
Aug 3, 2010 | 8 comments »
JJ and her dad at the Cataract Gulch Trailhead.
JJ's dad was skeptical that her Vibram Five Fingers Bikilas could handle two days of hiking through the Colorado Rocky Mountains. Did JJ's dad become a barefoot believer? Read about JJ's adventure to see how it turned out!I wanted to share some exci… more »
Jul 27, 2010 | Leave a comment »
Mike and his father-in-law on the left in their blue Bikilas after running the San Diego Rock N Roll Marathon, and on the right, Mike runs in a pair of red and white Bikilas while his father-in-law strides along in his KSOs.
Mike is a lucky guy to have a hip father-in-law who encouraged him to try running in Vibram Five Fingers. He shared his story with us:I started running this spring due to my Father in Law's influence and it's been a great experience. He introduced me… more »
Jul 26, 2010 | 1 comment »
Women's Light Grey-Blue Vibram Five Fingers Sprint
We've just been notified that a new Light Grey-Blue Vibram Five Fingers Sprint has been released — for women. The above Vibram Five Fingers Sprint is now "out" and available for purchase from CitySports! Though CitySports just got them in thi… more »
Jul 6, 2010 | 9 comments »
Photos of Lindsey's collection of Vibram Five Fingers and her recent trip to Maine.
Lindsey started out as a skeptic, but like so many of us, ended up with a closet full of Vibram Five Fingers. Now she not only runs in them, but wears them everywhere. Here is her story:I first heard about VFFs in the fall of 2009, and while I was… more »
Jun 30, 2010 | 3 comments »
Emily crossing the finish line in her Vibram Sprints - this was a 5k "CdA Race" in Coeur d'Alene, Idaho.
Emily, her husband Gary, and their 9 year old daughter are a family who all wear Vibram Five Fingers. Emily sent us these photos of their active lifestyle:Here's one of me "CdA Race" crossing the finish line in my VibramSprints - this was a… more »
Jun 28, 2010 | 6 comments »
Jason and his kids enjoy a photo op with Sulley from Monsters Inc.
Anyone who has ever been to DisneyWorld knows there is a lot of walking involved and that South Florida can get pretty hot. If you are pushing strollers and carrying kids, it can feel more like work than a vacation. Armed with his Vibram Five Fingers Spr… more »
Jun 21, 2010 | 8 comments »
Sean blasts out of the curve as he trains in his Vibram Five Fingers Classics.
Vibram Five Fingers fan, Sean, is a competitive runner from Canada. He runs for the Phoenix Athletics track club and has competed in the Canadian Championships. Read what Sean had to say about discovering and later training in Vibram Five Fingers:I… more »
Jun 3, 2010 | 2 comments »
The hook is set and Jonathan reels in his catch!
Avid fisherman and sailor, Jonathan, has found that Vibram Five Fingers make great boat shoes. He tested them out on a recent fishing trip to the Outer Banks of North Carolina.Read about his experience choosing the right pair of Vibrams and see pics… more »
May 31, 2010 | 2 comments »
Joe and his girlfriend enjoying their time on a cruise to Bermuda in their Vibram Fiver Fingers KSOs and Sprints.
Vibram Five Fingers KSOs and Sprints provided sure footing for Joe and his girlfriend on their recent cruise to Bermuda. Joe comments on their adventure:So I have been doing pretty much everything in these Vibram KSOs ever since I bought them about… more »
May 28, 2010 | 10 comments »
Patrick running in the Orange Curtain 50k wearing his Vibram Five Fingers KSOs
We recently interviewed Ultra Marathoner and barefoot runner, Patrick Sweeney, who, in what may be the fastest marathon ever run in Vibram Five Fingers, recorded an awesome time of 2:37:14 winning the Palos Verdes Marathon. He ran in Vibram Five Fingers… more »
May 24, 2010 | 5 comments »
Parkour traceur, Cole, flips over a wall.
Vibram Five Fingers fan, Charlie, on Parkour in Vibram Five Fingers Sprints:I am always looking to convert newcomers to the Way of Bare Feet. Walking around in "those toe shoes" always grabs peoples' attention, and I have grown to love the freeing… more »
May 19, 2010 | 3 comments »
Moire on a work field trip to the Mid-West region of Nepal which was only reachable from Kathmandu after 1 plane ride, 14 hours of driving and 2 days of hiking. Though she hiked in traditional shoes, her vibram five fingers sprints were perfect for relieving the heaviness of walking shoes.
We recently interviewed Irish Mountain Running Champion Moire O’Sullivan. She loves running up and down mountains and writing about it all once she gets home. She started out mountain running in Ireland, where she became Ireland’s 2007 and 2008 Mountain… more »
May 17, 2010 | 1 comment »
Wombat, Alex, prepares to bowl in Tokyo.
Uh..perhaps we should explain. Australian Vibram Five Fingers fan, Alex, is a bowler for the Tokyo Wombats Cricket Club. He recently gave his Sprints a try on the cricket field. (Alex was previously seen on BirthdayShoes running in Japan wearing his Spri… more »
May 6, 2010 | 8 comments »
Taken after the 2009 Omaha Marathon, from left to right are Benny, TJ, Barefoot Rick, and Aaron. Omaha was the first event in the US to have a Barefoot Runners Division.
An interview with TJ, the President of the newly Barefoot Runners Society about how she got into running barefoot, Morton's Neuroma, and where she expects to take the BRS! more »
May 5, 2010 | 4 comments »
Lionel changes a friend's flat tire with amazing enthusiasm.
Ever have a flat tire and just can't get those tightened lug nuts to budge? Well, Australian VFF fan, Lionel, knows how to use just the right amount of leverage, strength and Five Fingers awesomeness to get them loose.Ever have a flat tire and just can't get those tightened lug nuts to budge? Well, Australian VFF fan, Lionel, knows how to use just the ri… more »