VKTRY Gear, the fast growing industry leader in carbon fiber insoles for performance and injury protection, today announced three-time major winner and Ryder Cup Captain Padraig Harrington has joined Team VKTRY, the latest elite athlete to fully endorse and support the product. The Harrington endorsement punctuates the company’s rapidly growing popularity in the sport with both recreational and professional golfers adopting the product.
“I heard some PGA players were wearing VKTRY Insoles, so I went online and bought a pair. With VKs, I immediately achieved my personal best ever in ball speed… 196 MPH,” stated Harrington. “These insoles help give me more stability and improve the ground force I can generate. I learned a long time ago that you can’t launch a rocket from a canoe. For me, using VKs is a no brainer.”
The 49 year old Irish professional golfer is one of the most respected leaders on both the European and PGA Tour, having won three major championships. He spent over 300 weeks in the top-10 of the world rankings and reached a career-high ranking of third in July 2008. Padraig has been named the captain of the European team for the 2020-21 Ryder Cup.
“Made from 100% aerospace grade carbon fiber, VKTRY Insoles are now considered to be the World’s Best Performance Insoles,” said VKTRY CEO Steve Wasik. “Our insoles have helped world class athletes break records at the NFL Combine and in the sport of Track & Field. Now, golfers from around the world are discovering that VKs can give them an extra 10 yards or so on the course.”
VKTRY Insoles have been tested and proven to improve athletic performance and reduce the chance of injuries. They are currently being used by elite athletes at over 300 pro and college teams across multiple sports. VKs are available in five different levels of flexibility to optimize energy return, injury protection and comfort.
“I’ve been preaching ground force and explosiveness in a golf swing for 40 years and I’ve never experienced anything like VKTRY’s carbon fiber insoles,” added Rick Smith, legendary golf instructor and course pro at Doral. “My long drive students who thought they had maxed out their swing, are now using VKs to get an additional +5 MPH in club head speed which immediately adds distance to their game.”