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Customer feedback suggests this boot can come up small if you are comparing with your normal patrol boot size. This boot is sized as an Adidas trainer would be, and is a snug athletic fit, so if you are between sizes we would recommend going up rather than down on size, or contacting us for further guidance.
The adidas GSG-9 range of high specification boots has been developed together with worldwide Special Forces units for their specific requirements.
This boot features:
A waterproof, breathable leather upper and abrasion-resistant inserts
ClimaProof upper with seam-sealed membrane for water-resistance and breathability
Full-grain, leather upper with hydrophobic treatment for comfort and water-resistance
Low 14cm/5.5 inch perforated collar provides support and additional breathability
Large radius medial arch area for safe and precise rappelling manoeuvres
High abrasion-resistant wrap insert in arch area for safer and extremely effective braking control during ‘Fast Roping’ assaults, RopeAssaultProtection (RAP)
High abrasion-resistant midfoot saddle construction provides midfoot support and durability
Engineered, tactical outsole featuring Traxion outsole lugs for ultimate grip
adiPRENE heel insert for comfort and shock absorption
Ortholite inlay sole for comfort and perfect foot climate
Fulfills anti-static Norm DIN EN 344-1, 4.3.4
Fulfills oil and gasoline resistant Norm DIN EN ISO 20345, 20346, 20347
When Sport Shoes met Tactical Shoes Review by M. Arias
I´m from Mexico, 32 yr-old
I have tried the traditional tactical shoes, hard as car tire
dificult to get softer. My feet kill me at the end of day.
I bought a pair of them. and I feel a huge difference with these Adidas GSG-9. The Comfort of Athletic Shoes & Tactical Performance in 1 pair of shoes. (Posted on 10/10/2017)
Operational Wear Review by Joe
Good tip first GET YOUR FEET MEASURED FIRST.
I am a UK 10.5 and the Adidas tend to size quite small so consider at least one size up. I bought a UK 11 which was a bit snug so will be looking for a bigger boot.
After 12 years of regular patrol work this boot is by far the best I have worn.
Magnums in various formulations are not comparable.
The GSG9 takes some getting used to in the high boot form but provides excellent linear and laterial support for the foot and ankle.
It is relatively light and is a stable platform for running in if needed.
The soles are good on wet surfaces and steady on snow/ice.
I would say these boots wear quicker than a magnum but comfort is out of this world.
Twin this boot with a decent sock like Bridgedale light hiker or similar (in black of course) .
One other consideration this Boot looks trainer like so for more formal duties consider an alternative but two pairs so far I am well impressed with the GSG9. (Posted on 20/11/2013)
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