The Sporting Gentleman

Adventure far in the durable New Balance 585.

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Manufactured in the U.S. for over 75 years and representing a limited portion of our U.S. sales, New Balance Made is a premium collection that contains a domestic value of 70% or greater.


We sent pairs to 3 of the finest outdoorsmen we know for the world’s toughest sneaker field test.

John Dunaway

Texas-Based Merchant Mariner

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Charles Gifford Post

Ecologist & Storyteller

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Tyler Sharp

Photographer, Writer, Creative Director

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“From Hankamer down the coast to Palacios, I found myself donning the 585 to accompany my feet on the many miles of these travels.”
“As an ecologist, storyteller and sporting gentlemen, I had the opportunity to bring the 585 along for a ride from the shores of California to the coast of New England.”
“I had never been able to find [a sneaker] that fit my outdoor lifestyle or assimilated into my wardrobe full of earth tones. These shoes did both, and will be a staple in my footwear for years to come.”

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The 585
Sporting Gentlemen

This limited edition sneaker combines signature Ball and Buck materials with New Balance domestic craftsmanship. Nicknamed “The Sporting Gentlemen,” it’s a shoe made with the quality required by those who live authentic and adventure far.

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