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Hi-Tec Infinity Flare Squash Shoe

Check out these new Hi-Tec Infinty Flare styles for 2013.

Hi-Tec Infinity Flare - Silver Black Yellow
Image via Holabird Sports

Maybe Nick Matthew will actually wear them this year. Last year he seemed to alternate between these (well, last year’s model) and his ancient Hi-Tec S701s.

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Here’s another new color scheme for 2013. They call this scheme Blue and “Tangelo”.

For reference, this is a tangelo:

Image via Jerrica Merz

Hi-Tec Infinity Flare - Blue Tangelo Insole View
Image via Holabird Sports

hi-Tec Infinity Flare - Blue Tangelo
Image via Holabird Sports

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This is the 2012 model, which was worn on-and-off by Nick Matthew.

Hi-Tec V-Lite Infinity Flare - Blue and Lime

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Here’s a video of Nick talking about the shoes. Check out the interesting pattern of the laces.

And here’s another video with Nick Matthew, this one looking more like a TV commercial.

The roar at the end of that video is a bit weird, but overall still pretty cool. I like that this shoe has its own trailer.

It’s also available in this charcoal gray color:

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Buy (UK): amazon.co.uk sportshoes.com

Buy (Germany): amazon.de

Buy (France): amazon.fr

Here’s Nick lunging for a ball in the finals of the 2013 Swedish Open.

Photo Credit: Mikael Dunder
Photo credit: Mikael Dunder

He’s wearing his new Hi-Tec Infinity Flare shoes. He actually started off the match wearing his old shoes, the Hi-Tec S701 4SYS. But after the first game he was treated for blisters on his feet, and when he came back on court he was wearing the Infinty Flares.

Here are a couple more photos of the Hi-Tec Infinity Flare.

Via Jordan Mansfield Via Jordan Mansfield

Via Mike English Via Mike English

I’ve seen a few negative reviews on the these shoes. I’ve heard they caused a “nasty blister” and are “cheaply made and uncomfortable”. Other reviewers in this forum thread came to the defense of the Infinity Flares.

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  • Kevin September 28, 2013, 2:35 am

    The Infinity Flare are nice shoes, but unfortunately the sole wears off in less than two months, if you play regularly. Hopefully they did fix that in the new version, but by looking at the pictures, the sole looks exactly the same to me…

    • Pierre Bastien November 11, 2013, 11:18 am

      Thanks Kevin

  • Tom November 8, 2013, 3:57 pm

    I was very excited by these shoes but they turned out to be the worst I had ever worn. Grip seemed to wear away really quickly and they are now in the bin replaced by Peter Nicol’s bright luminous green prince shoes.

    • Pierre Bastien November 11, 2013, 11:18 am

      Thanks Tom

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