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Salming Race R1 Squash Shoes Men

Here are the Salming Race R1 shoes. Jeff at Control the T said these were “very comfortable” and “very light”. They look great. I bought a pair myself and am loving them. Check them out below – I’ve provided affiliate links where I can find them.

Here’s the newest version, the Salming Race R1 2.0:

Salming Race R1 2.0 Squash Shoes
Image via salmingsquash.com

They have their own trailer:

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Here’s the original Salming Race R1, in blue:

Salming Race R1 - Blue
Photo via Salming Squash

I just bought a pair of these and took a quick video of them:

The shoes also have their own trailer, which is pretty righteous:

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Here is another model in orange from earlier in 2013. The official product photo:

Salming Race R1 Squash Shoes
Photo via Salming Squash

And here’s a nice photo by Jordan Mansfield:

Salming Race R1 Review

Adrian Grant wore these in the 2013 HK Open recently:

Adrian Grant
Photo by Steve Cubbins

The orange guys aren’t available at any of my usual affiliates but you can find them at squashunlimited.com, hitthenick.com, ultimatefloorball.co.uk, and squashwebwinkel.nl.

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{ 14 comments… add one }

  • Kyle February 9, 2013, 7:34 am

    Hey you can grab these at http://www.squashunlimited.com !
    I’m getting my pair as soon as they come in the door !


    • Pierre February 9, 2013, 9:36 am

      Thanks Kyle, I’ve updated the post!

  • didacti February 9, 2013, 9:11 am
    • Pierre February 9, 2013, 9:37 am

      Thanks didacti, I’ve updated!

  • Michael April 23, 2013, 7:24 am

    Check out http://www.salmingsquash.com for more info about these fantastic shoes.

  • Robert October 22, 2013, 3:42 am

    We have them also

  • Andy Metcalf October 24, 2013, 1:41 pm

    Need help… I can the ‘orange’ ones in the uk but I actually really want the ‘black’ or ‘blue’ ones. Can anyone help? Email me the link/shop…boulder_83@hotmail.com THANKS IN ADVANCE

    • Ben January 2, 2014, 2:29 pm

      Hi Andy, I found it difficult to find them in the UK but i found where you can get them, here is the link
      But they are very expensive for squash shoe, as I don’t know how good they are.

  • Raul Airon January 7, 2014, 5:28 am

    I’m not sure if this is the right place but I’m facing an issue with salming court shoe sizes.
    I bought a Salming XLite, Size EUR 42.5 (same as UK8 or US 9 having a Footbed Length of 27CM). But this show is lose for me. It has a lot of space at the front part for my toe.
    To paint a better picture I have a space of 1Cm from the tip of my toe to the inner front end of the shoe. This according to me is a lot of space (should not be more than 0.5CM).
    And all my shoes that fit me right are of the same 27CM length, no matter what EUR size I take (Including Hi-Tec Infinity Flare).
    Now If I had gone for a size of EUR 42 / 26.5 CM for Salming Xlite shoe, I’m not sure but, it might be tight along the width of the shoe.
    Now I want to go for salming Race and I’m very confused about the size. To go for Size EUR 42.5 / 27CM or EUR 42 / 26.5CM for Race.
    Since this is a Online purchase order I cannot try these out actually.
    It would also be helpful to receive the sizing chart for Salming Race & Xlite shoes with both relative length of the footbed and the width of the shoe with respect to it EUR sizes.

    Please help.

    • Pierre Bastien January 7, 2014, 5:58 pm

      Hi Raul, sorry, I’m not too sure about the sizing. I will see if I can find someone who can help you with this, but not sure.

  • Juha Mikkola January 14, 2014, 4:54 pm

    Hey guys,
    We are the North American distributor for Salming Squash. If you are in the US, Canada or Mexico and you have questions about the shoes you may contact us toll free at 1-855-FLR-BAL1. We have a store locator on our website that lists all authorized North American dealers.
    Thank you!

  • Rick February 4, 2014, 10:11 am

    Another source for Salming squash shoes http://www.titansport.co.uk/shoes/salming_race_r1.htm Great service, answered email enquiry on a Sunday and shipped next day. I had previously ordered the R1 Mid from another source but didn’t like the height on the ankle.

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