I like these sort of shoes that seem to be the perfect all around shoe and works as well on a skateboard as on a hike in nature. You can see some photos of them in action over here.
They feature some nice details like sturdy laces, but for quick get-aways you can just simply use the side zip. It also has extra padding around the ankles and another layer of leather for the front part of the shoe for extra longevity. The shoes comes in 100% upper and inner leather and has a very nice flexible sole.
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