Salming squash shoes burst onto the scene a few years ago and have made a big splash with their cool designs, lightweight materials, and high levels of comfort and grip. Some readers have complained the shoes are not very durable, though mine have lasted over a year. Many people have found the shoes run a little large.
Women’s versions: Salming Squash Shoes Women
The Salming Race R1 3.0 came out in 2015:
The Salming Race R1 2.0 is the prior model. Amr Shabana and others played with this one:
Salming Race R1 (Original)
The Salming Race R2 is a little less expensive than the R1. A reader says one difference is the tongue on the R1 is attached to the footbed with mesh, while the R2 has a free-floating tongue.
The current model in 2015 is the Salming Race R2 3.0:
The prior model is called the Salming Race R2 2.0. I’ve owned this one and liked it:
Salming Race R2 (Original)
The Salming Race R9 Mid is the Salming shoe with a bit more ankle support.
This one’s called the Salming Race R9 2.0 and it’s come out in 2015:
Here’s the previous version of this shoe:
The Salming Viper has a bit less cushioning in the front of the shoe, which makes it a bit lighter and more maneuverable.
These are the second generation of the Vipers and they’re called the Salming Viper 2.0:
Salming Viper (original)