About Scott Sports
In 1958, Ed Scott, a skier and engineer from Idaho invented the first aluminium ski poles, replacing the sport’s standard bamboo and steel poles. It was then that a new brand, Scott was launched. Over the years, the Scott brand has matured and expanded into new markets.
In 1970, Scott entered the motocross market and created the first motocross-specific goggle. They later introduced boots, gear and accessories.
In 1989, Scott created the aerodynamic handlebar which was used by Greg Lemond in his 1989 Tour de France win.
In 2006, Scott decided to create a full line of running shoes for men and women. They contracted a research and development lab in Portland, Oregon.
Today, the Scott HQ is situated in Givisiez, Switzerland and is the home for all divisions including Moto, Bike, Running and Winter.
Scott makes shoes for both road and trail running. The Kinabalu Ultra RC and the Supertrac RC are their flagship trail racing shoes.
Scott Kinabalu Ultra RC Shoe
Ultra Traction Rubber
The Kinabalu Ultra RC is the go-to shoe for ultras and long training miles away from the mountains. It features a hybrid traction outsole, a lightweight Kinetic Foam midsole which returns 14% more energy and a rock plate for protection during ultra marathons.
On the outsole, it has both chevron and conical shaped cleats for multi-directional traction and cornering at fast speeds. The outsole of the Kinabalu Ultra RC is optimised for fast running on man-made trails.
The Kinabalu Ultra RC has a heel-to-toe offset of 8mm and weighs 270g for men’s standard size.
Scott Supertrac RC 2
The Supertrac RC 2 is the update to the bestselling Skyrunning shoe and is the go-to trainer for high alpine, technical races.
It features an upper which includes Schoeller Coldblack® to minimise heat from the sun and 3XDRY material to repel moisture from the outside while absorbing sweat from the inside.
The midsole of the Supertrac RC 2 is AeroFoam+ which offers a cushioned but stable ride. AeroFoam+ is durable and has dynamic rebound for great responsiveness.
On its Radial Traction outsole, it has bite force for traction and an outer face that repels mud. Its lugs are able to rotate through the surface to offer superior traction in the most advanced technical mountain trails.
The Supertrac RC 2 has a heel-to-toe offset of 5mm and weighs 270g for men’s standard size.