The Carbon X3 is the third iteration of Hoka’s carbon plate shoe, featuring a new ProflyX foam midsole for lightweight cushioning and an updated engineered knit upper to provide a comfortable and breathable fit.

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The rubberized EVA used across the midsole and outsole is built to add responsiveness and grip, while an aggressive meta-rocker design aims to propel the foot forward to produce an efficient ride.

Mike, Tom, Nick and Kieran have been testing the shoe out to see how it compares to the previous versions and if it’s worth investing in. Click play to watch the full review.