Ski Cross World Championships - Silver!!!

18 April 2017 - posted by Jamie Prebble

Thats a wrap for another season. I am hugely proud to have pulled out my best result to date with a silver medal at the World Championships Freestyle Ski 2017! Jamie has been an Ambassador on Team Formthotics and is born and raise in New Zealand. He skis with Formthotics in his ski boots and considers this one of his secret weapons in racing.

World Championships, Sierra Nevada, Spain - Jamie Prebble places Silver in Ski Cross! Photo credit: FIS Freesyle/ Gepa

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Olympic Cycling athlete finds the right orthotic

23 March 2017 - posted by Formthotics HQ

Hayden Roulston, 2-time Olympian from New Zealand and a Professional Cyclist and Coach has found strong benefits from Formthotics in his cycling shoes. He mentions he like Formthotics foot orthotics because they are heat mouldable and can be adjusted easily. These orthotics have helped Hayden to be comfortable with that contact point that is always in the pedal. "Your feet are critical in cycling and you want to keep your feet healthy and without troubles."

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Jamie Prebble Ski Cross Results - Going Big!

03 February 2017 - posted by Formthotics HQ
Formthotics is thrilled to have Jamie Prebble as our Ambassador in Ski Cross representing the New Zealand Ski Team. Jamie has worn Formthotics in his ski boots finding they are a true help with the perfect positioning of his feet inside his boots when racing in the intense way this sport requires. The increased responsiveness and feedback along with the comfort Formthotics Snow and Ice provide are all major power to his ski racing. Jamie has had some success with great results in several World Cups in December 2016 and January 2017 along with a big win at the Europe Cup Ski Cross Race this January 2017. 
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New Zealand – Cycle Ride of a Lifetime!

05 August 2016 - posted by Wiremu Wineera

Wiremu Wineera, a seasoned cyclist who has competed in triathlon and ironman races completed a ride of a lifetime earlier this year. He was a part of the USO Bike Ride #USOBluff2Cape from the southern point of New Zealand – Bluff, to the Northern point of New Zealand - Cape Reinga.

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The company behind Formthotics

26 July 2016 - posted by Formthotics HQ

Foot Science International is a New Zealand based company that began 35 years ago and is still innovating the top heat mouldable foot orthotics in the world for people with medical needs for their feet as well as active athletes of all ages in sports such as golf, cycling, running, football, rugby, basketball, gymnasts, and more. The people behind the company are our biggest asset. We have had a bit of fun this year creating a new website about Foot Science International. Have a look at www.footscienceinternational.co.nz and meet our staff and research team that goes behind the incredible Formthotics custom foot orthotics. 

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The Amazing Efforts of Walk for Life Bangledesh

26 July 2016 - posted by Formthotics HQ

There is a remarkable effort going into Bangladesh to help children who are born with club foot through an organisation called Walk for Life. Clubfoot is a disability that can be discovered before a child is born in 1st world nations around the world and treatment can commence shortly after a child is born. Unfortunately, in 3rd world nations like Bangladesh, club foot deformity in children’s feet can be accepted as a disability and many parents are unaware that by treating their child before reaching the age of 3, a child can be completely cured of this disability. It is estimated that over 5,000 babies a year are born with clubfoot in the heavily populated country of Bangladesh. With this deformity, a child who is untreated grows up to a life of extreme poverty without the ability to walk and function in life normally.     

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Foot Science International – the Creators of Formthotics has a new corporate video

26 July 2016 - posted by Formthotics HQ

We are delighted to share Foot Science International’snew corporate video that tells the story of our beginnings and the exciting direction that we are heading with Formthotics branded orthotics around the world. Millions of people are benefitting with healthier feet as well as better performance in athletics from the innovative orthotics that have been researched and developed in New Zealand.

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Does barefoot running really improve foot health and performance?

29 November 2011 - posted by Formthotics HQ

The issue of barefoot running is one that has gained quite a bit of traction in recent years, particularly since the release of Born to Run, by Christopher McDougall. McDougall researches the running techniques of ancient peoples and comes to the conclusion that humans are not naturally born to run in high-tech sports shoes. We wanted to explore if there is more to this story, and does the same principle apply to ‘flat-footed’ urban runners.

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Buying the best shoes for your feet

09 August 2011 - posted by Formthotics HQ

If you have just been fitted with orthotics or have been having some pain or discomfort in your your feet or legs you should keep the following in mind when shopping for new shoes. Take your orthotics with you when you go shopping. 

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How to choose a sports orthotic

31 March 2011 - posted by Formthotics HQ

FS Run Dual Red Blue 3 zoomShoe orthotics are inserts that you slip into your shoe in order to correct or prevent a medical problem. About 75% of people will experience some sort of foot, leg or back problem in their lifetimes, and orthotics are used to treat many of these common problems.

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