kybun testimonials and video interviews

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kybun Opinions

Franz Heinzer, World Champion and Swiss Ski Junior Coach

If I need to stand for a long time or spend a lot of time on my feet, then I put them on. I even go on mountain runs while wearing my kybun shoes. They’re suitable for light exercise. But I really do need them for exercising.

Franz Heinzer, World Champion and Swiss Ski Junior Coach

Stefan Burkhalter, Alpine wrestler from Switzerland

I do mostly wear them for walking, for long days at work. I wear them if I have to walk or stand for long periods. I think these are the best shoes and I have no pain in my back or knees. Without fail, I always wear the green and white shoes when I go to a St Gallen football match.

Stefan Burkhalter, Alpine wrestler from Switzerland

Stefan Burkhalter, Alpine wrestler from Switzerland

The impact to my ankle was cushioned. This gave my ankle more protection, which improved my recovery.

Stefan Burkhalter, Alpine wrestler from Switzerland

Tatjana Stiffler Swiss cross-country skiing

I’d like to take this opportunity to thank you from the bottom of my heart for all your help! kybun shoes have been a tremendous help to me on my path to recovery and I am extremely grateful for your support.

Tatjana Stiffler Swiss cross-country skiing

Reto Scherrer, Radio and TV presenter, Weinfelden, Switzerland

I’m not the type of person who would just advertise or promote a product. I’ll use a product when I’m really convinced by it. At the moment, it’s these shoes but I’m satisfied with other products, too. The benefit of these shoes is really that I feel better when I’m out and about for a long time. I have fewer problems with my legs and feet when I have to stand for long periods. That impressed me a few years ago and made  me choose these shoes.

Reto Scherrer, Radio and TV presenter, Weinfelden, Switzerland

Tatjana Stiffler Swiss cross-country skiing

The kyBoot shoe is still important to my life as a professional athlete. I mainly wear it day-to-day, that is, between my training sessions when I am walking around my flat or if I know that I will have to stand somewhere for a long time. I have definitely noticed than my foot muscles have become a lot stronger on both sides. The shoe is just so comfy to wear; it is almost like walking around on cloud when I wear my kyBoot shoes. I would like to say a huge thank you to kybun for the amazing support and for all their help! I can wholeheartedly recommend the kyBoot to anyone, no matter whether you are an athlete or just want an everyday shoe. You will definitely notice the difference!

Tatjana Stiffler Swiss cross-country skiing

Ivan Bucher, Mister Universum Athletic 2011, Kerns, Switzerland

Doing targeted exercises on the kyBounder allowed me to regain stability in my knee after I had an operation on my cruciate ligament.

  • 2012 WFF Universe 2012: First place in the mixed pair category
  • 2012 W.A.B.B.A. World Champion 2012: First place in the mixed pair category
  • 2012 W.A.B.B.A. Swiss Champion 2012: First place
  • 2011 WFF Universe 2011: First place in ‘Athletic over 35’ category and overall winner in the athletic category
  • 2010 Fitness World Championships: Vice World Champion in the mixed pair category and sixth place in the solo category
  • 2009 WFF Universe 2009: Fourth place
  • 2008 World Champion in strength, endurance and flexibility (Strenflex)
  • 2008 World Fitness Championships: Vice World Champion in the solo and mixed pair categories
  • 2007 World Fitness Championships: World Champion in the mixed pair category
  • 2006 Strenflex World Fitness Champion and European Fitness Champion
  • 2003 Strenflex World Fitness Champion
  • 1999 International Mr. Fitness winner in Stuttgart, Germany
  • Swiss gymnast, many-time artistic gymnastics champion in the canton of Obwalden

Ivan Bucher, Mister Universum Athletic 2011, Kerns, Switzerland

Andi Imhof, two-time Swiss gymnastics champion with the Sempach, Switzerland

 Walking in such a soft shoe gives you a special feeling, and it’s also fun and good for your body.

Andi Imhof, two-time Swiss gymnastics champion with the Sempach, Switzerland

Oscar Scarione, Argentinian football player

I always wear the shoe at home or when I’m travelling with the team. I wear the kyBoot in my leisure time as well. Since I started wearing the shoe, I have far less back pain.

Oscar Scarione, Argentinian football player

Manuela Fellner, singer and Swiss Grand Prix champion, Switzerland

I'm happy when I can change my shoes. I had to strut around in high heels on the gravel, and on top of that I had stones in my shoes. I'm glad I can put my kyBoot shoes back on.

Manuela Fellner, singer and Swiss Grand Prix champion, Switzerland

Benji von Ah, Swiss Alpine wrestler from Oberwald, Switzerland

I was unfortunate to get had some knee injuries, but the kyBoot takes the pressure off my joints and relieves them.

Benji von Ah, Swiss Alpine wrestler from Oberwald, Switzerland

Manuela Fellner, singer and Swiss Grand Prix champion, Switzerland

It's like walking on clouds. That's how I imagine it, at least. You're floating. It's a great feeling; very pleasant! It really cushions you!

Manuela Fellner, singer and Swiss Grand Prix champion, Switzerland

Stefan Wolf, longtime professional player and 14-fold ex-International, Luzern, Switzerland

It's simply like being on an air mattress. It's much softer and shocks are absorbed. I can walk around normally without having to put too much thought into taking the pressure off my knee to stop the pain. That means that – in these shoes – I can walk absolutely normally, and I have the feeling that I walk much more gently, and I don't have any pain any more.
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Stefan Wolf, longtime professional player and 14-fold ex-International, Luzern, Switzerland

Stephan Lehmann, a former football star and goalkeeper coach, Hergiswil, Switzerland

I wear them every day: after all, I'm not 20 anymore. And as you get a bit older you naturally realise that your health comes first. I have long-term carry-over problems with my back and my knees – partly a legacy of my career, which was relatively long, so they certainly support me with that and help me continue to age well. I've now really found that they take the stress off me as after all, you do always have to use and activate even your smallest muscles, so they activate muscle fibres that might have slacked off a bit. And that's probably the key to success. I don't want to get all medical: I don't know enough about that, but I'm simply happy to have these shoes on my feet.

Stephan Lehmann, a former football star and goalkeeper coach, Hergiswil, Switzerland

Franz Heinzer, downhill world champion and Swiss ski coach, Brunnen, Switzerland

I think that it is basically important to develop a firm basis; to try to get in a lot of training using various forms of exercise. And with kyBoots you can focus on more specific points and strengthen the muscles in your feet – your deep muscles – so I can do a lot to prevent problems.  Watch the video

Franz Heinzer, downhill world champion and Swiss ski coach, Brunnen, Switzerland

Gilles Tschudi, actor, Zurich , Switzerland

I’m addicted to kyBoots. These shoes make even a couch potato into a keen walker. It is such a pleasure: like being packed in cotton wool, combined with a rocking, yet stable sole. I’ve worn them every day for a month and never want to be parted from them. I knew the phrase “A dog is man’s best friend”, but now I also know the saying “A shoe is man’s best friend.” I am very happy to trust them as an intermediary between my feet and the ground.

Gilles Tschudi, actor, Zurich , Switzerland

Pee Wirz, lead singer of the Dada ante portas rock group, Luzern, Switzerland

"I often have bad back pains, so I wear the kyBoot whenever I can. I love the soft, supple shoe; it feels amazingly comfortable."

Pee Wirz, lead singer of the Dada ante portas rock group, Luzern, Switzerland

Josef Marha, ice hockey player, Davos, Switzerland

When I tried the kyBoot for the first time I could not believe how comfortable these shoes were. After a few weeks of wearing them I knew they were not only comfortable but they really worked too! They relieved my backpain which is almost a constant companion of a professional athlete. I can't take them off my feet!

Josef Marha, ice hockey player, Davos, Switzerland

Prince Albert of Monaco

Prince Albert of Monaco wears the kyBoot. The kyBoot won over the genial monarch straight away, impressing him with its unique walking sensation.

Prince Albert of Monaco

Manuela Fellner, singer and Swiss Grand Prix champion, Switzerland

Two or three years ago I went into a chemist's as I was in very severe pain with rheumatism. They recommended kyBoot to me, partly as I had extreme pain in my Achilles heel. I was allowed to try out kyBoot at home and was delighted. The pain had gone. That's why I then bought the shoes. I was overjoyed with them.

Manuela Fellner, singer and Swiss Grand Prix champion, Switzerland

Manuela Fellner, singer and Swiss Grand Prix champion, Switzerland

For my TV appearances I'm on my feet for about two or three hours. From that point of view it's sensational if I can stand on an air cushion. I always have to find my balance a little, which is much more pleasant.

Manuela Fellner, singer and Swiss Grand Prix champion, Switzerland

Manuela Fellner, singer and Swiss Grand Prix champion, Switzerland

I can tell that my feet are getting a lot stronger. I have a much better feeling in my high heels, for example. Because I wear kyBoot shoes every day, my foot muscles have a lot more exercise than before.

Manuela Fellner, singer and Swiss Grand Prix champion, Switzerland

Manuela Fellner, singer and Swiss Grand Prix champion, Switzerland

My posture has improved. I walk nice and upright and don't have any pain in my upper body any more, especially my shoulders. It feels like your stomach, legs and bottom are being toned. It's a great physical feeling!

Manuela Fellner, singer and Swiss Grand Prix champion, Switzerland