In 2016, Pierce Footwear founder George Pierce reinvented the performance shoe with a lace-less, sock-lined design that became a favorite among world-class triathletes and duathletes. The T1’s latch system not only saved minutes in transition areas, it also became popular among people with disabilities, back problems and arthritis.
In 2017, a variation of the T1 became the official shoe of the Special Olympics World Winter Games in Austria. Pierce himself outfitted more than 2,000 delighted athletes, many of whom had never trained in properly fitted shoes or been able to put them on without help. Soon, your kids will be able to slip into the comfort of Pierce’s next invention. The only question is, how will you get them to take the shoes off?