Asics Gel Blade 3 Squash Shoes

The Asics Gel Blade 3 squash shoes are the latest iteration of the Asics Gel Blade series that are much-loved by squash players. (For the women’s version, see Asics Gel Blade 3 W.)

Update: the latest version of these is the Asics Gel Blade 4.

Asics Gel Blade 3 Squash Shoes

I first noticed these on Tom Richards, who wore them during the British Open.

Buy (US): amazon.com

Buy (UK): amazon.co.uk

Buy (France): amazon.fr

Here’s a decent shot of Tom (right) wearing the shoes in his second round match with Nick Matthew:


Photo by Jordan Mansfield via PSA World Tour

Here’s a blue and orange variety:

I believe LJ Anjema (right) was wearing these at El Gouna against Tarek Momen:

Photo by SquashSite for the El Gouna Open

LJ also seems to have used this black pair:

Buy (Germany): amazon.de

Here he is (right side) wearing them at the British Open in his match against Stephen Coppinger:


Photo by Jordan Mansfield via Squash TV

Here’s LJ Anjema wearing the neon green version of these shoes. I guess LJ just went out and bought every color of this shoe, just in case.


Photo via usopensquash.com

Buy (UK): sarenza.co.uk amazon.co.uk

This is a red & silver style. So far I’ve only seen these in one store in South Africa.
Asics Gel Blade 3 Red Silver
Available at jitsports.co.za

Here’s Hisham Ashour wearing these at the Motor City Open:
hisham-2013-motor-cityPhoto via themotorcityopen.com

Thanks to Tom for the tip!

Looks like there’s also an orange-flavored version, which I haven’t been able to find for sale anywhere:
Photo via badmintan.blogspot.com

And here is the 2011 version in red, worn by Karim Darwish:

Photo via usopensquash.com

Here’s a larger picture of the red guy. I don’t think this model is for sale anymore:

Comments

  1. Jeroen Mulderij says

    Just bought the silver with red at a sportstore in the Netherlands :-)
    Will try them today :D
    Should I post here what I think about them?

    Jeroen

  2. Christian says

    Hi there,

    I used to use these shoes but my old pair are worn out and i’m desperately looking for more – but they appear not to make them any more.

    Do you know anyone who has them in a UK 9.5?! That woould be really helpful! I don’t mind about the colour!

    Thanks,

    C

    • Pierre Bastien says

      Hi Christian, I looked around for you. I couldn’t find anything in the UK. Maybe try this affiliate link to amazon.fr. They have a couple sizes left. They are European sizes, which I don’t know too well, but you may get lucky. (Also – I’m not sure if amazon.fr will ship to the UK so that’s another wrinkle).

      Good luck!
      Pierre

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