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Gear editor and former pro triathlete Chris Foster walks through the features inside the brand new Hoka Carbon X racing shoes and takes viewers on a run along the American River in Sacramento, California, as athletes attempt to break the 100K running world record. Available May 15 for $180, the Hoka Carbon X features a highly rockered footbed with a carbon fiber plate sandwiched into the outsole.
For another, very different new racing shoe from Hoka, be sure to take a look at our recent review of the Hoka Rincon. For more shoe reviews from our experts, be sure to check out the 2019 Triathlete Buyer’s Guide. For more of the latest gear news and reviews hand-curated and delivered right to your inbox, be sure to subscribe to our tech and gear newsletter. Also, take a look at our growing library of video reviews and subscribe to our YouTube channel for way more original video content coming your way in 2019.