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Under Armour smart shoes

Now for smart shoes. The HOVR Infinite by Under Armour is a trainer with a soft, full-length foam sole that is designed for comfortable landings and springy take-offs. It has an embedded sensor in the midsole of the right shoe that digitally connects to the MapMyRun app via Bluetooth Low Energy. The digitally connected shoes can track, analyse, and store detailed running metrics to inform ways to improve performance.

Click through to read about the HOVR’s gait coaching feature, which helps runners run better, and to find out about sizing and pricing.



The HOVR includes a Gait Coaching feature, which can give runners fine-grain details about their stride and provide a holistic view with historical data to predict pace and plan for future runs. In addition to the virtual coaching, runners become a part of the world’s largest digital health and fitness community of more than 245-million people – all united by a mission to become better.

UA HOVR Infinite at a glance:

  • 29 MM heel / 21 MM forefoot (8 MM offset)
  • Men’s Weight (Size 9): 305 grams
  • Women’s Weight (Size 7): 248 grams
  • Retail Price: R2499
  • Availability: February 1, 2019