Beyond PERFORMANCE SOCKS

Engineered Foot Protection

Ultra-lightweight, aerodynamic fit

  • COOLMAX® fiber in the ball and heel pads provides enhanced moisture management.

  • Specially sculpted THORLO® pads in the ball and heel provide protection from shear and impact where needed. All but most of the essential padding, significantly reducing the weight of the sock.

  • Lightweight Achilles Tendon pad protects against rubbing and chafing while functioning as a heel lock.

  • Ultra lightweight sock frame. Nylon covered LYCRA® provides contoured aerodynamic glove-like fit.

  • Mesh Polyester for maximum breathability.

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For Feet That Hurt

During or after your activity

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Beyond Socks

For Feet That Do Not Hurt

During or after your activity

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Your Feet Will Feel Better Or Your Money Back®

Experia Experia® Multi-Sport socks

Experia Lite Padded Socks—Stay Active and Comfortable

NEW CREW STYLE IN COOL "JET" COLORS

Experia is a high-performance padded sock that is designed for people whose feet don’t hurt during or after activity and who love to stay on the move, whether it’s running, biking, light hiking, fitness training, distance walking, recreational golf—just about any sport you can think of that puts low-to-moderate stress on your feet.

 “These socks have padding in all the right places. However they don't add bulk to the entire foot to make your shoes tight. Love them!”  Monique F.

Experia stays with you as you push yourself and push the competition, keeping your feet comfortable, cool, and protected as you jog to the gym, fitness walk, run on the treadmill, weight train, cross train or interval train.

 “Wore these socks for my first marathon and loved them!”  Maria L.

New Crew  Length

Experia now comes in a new crew length style that provides additional moisture management during your activity,  and our new “jet” colors: red, orange, green, turquoise, white, royal pink, berry. Like all Experia padded socks, this style features COOLMAX® fiber technology.

Experia: Lite Padding with Aerodynamic Fit

We use a thinner sculpted version of our engineered padding in Experia Lite Padded Socks (LPS) in the ball and heel to protect against shear and impact forces, providing more protection and comfort than regular thin cushion socks. Experia features an ultra-lightweight mesh polyester frame to provide maximum breathability and an aerodynamic fit for less weight than Thorlos clinically-tested padded socks. It also provides a lightweight Achilles tendon pad that protects against rubbing and chafing while also functioning as a heel lock. The result is the ultimate padded performance sock…beyond all other performance socks.

Two Different Styles: Featuring COOLMAX and Merino Wool/Silk

Experia Lite padded multi-sport performance socks are made in two styles:

Experia COOLMAX (XCCU)                    

Features include sculpted thinner padding, made primarily with COOLMAX to wick moisture away from your feet to the outside of the padded socks, where it can evaporate quickly, keeping your feet cool and comfortable.

Colors: white, black, royal blue, pink,turquoise, navy, berry, electric/neon, yellow, and green.                        

  “I bought these because I love the Experia white low-cut socks that I wear for walking in the summer. I bought these to take to Europe this fall. I have tested them out while doing day long chores that required me to be on my feet. They are just what I hoped for! They are in the suitcase ready to go.”   Linda R.

Experia Merino Wool/Silk (XWCU)          

Features a unique blend of merino wool/silk that adds a bit of warmth (especially for your toes!) during cold weather activities.

Colors: charcoal, chestnut brown, forest green, celery, khaki, pink and blue.

“I wondered about the design and the use of wool and silk in the same socks but after wearing the first three pairs, I ordered three more. They are the most comfortable socks I have. The wool pads the contact points and the silk wicks away moisture.”   Gary W.

 Why Experia LPS?

Experia multi-sport, performance-engineered LPS are the perfect choice for active people without foot pain or other foot problems and are engineered for activities where less weight and an aerodynamic fit are important. They provide just the right amount of padding in the feet’s strike zones, giving you a competitive edge and, at the same time, the most protection possible without a change in shoe size.           

 “Best socks I have ever used when distance running. Able to run more often and for longer distances without my feet hurting!”   Jeffrey C.

If your feet hurt during or after running/jogging, we strongly recommend our clinically-tested padded running socks. To learn more click here.

Employee Favorite 

 “I was introduced to Experia at a marathon expo.  I initially purchased Experia for running, but discovered this is the perfect sock for everything, from golf to tennis to a walk in the park with my dog. I no longer get blisters when wearing the Experia with COOLMAX and my feet don’t feel as wet”  Wendy Hogan, Account Service Representative

Brand Promise Guarantee

Try Thorlos padded Experia socks for 30 days. If you don’t agree your feet feel better than when wearing regular socks, we’ll refund your money.

Reviews for Thorlos EXPERIA® MULTI-SPORT

  • 5 out of 5

    Style: XCCU

    Thorlo Running Socks

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    I now have 4 pairs of these socks in different colors and I won't wear anything else to run in.

  • 5 out of 5

    Style: XCCU

    keeps my feet cool and comfortable

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    Favorite socks

  • 4 out of 5

    Style: XCCU

    Slide down at the heel

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    Slightly smaller than size indicated, with insufficient pad at the back, resulting in a slip down the back of the heel. The version I just purchased differs in this regard from what I bought at a runners store a few years ago. I loved those socks! I am disappointed in these, for the high price I paid.

  • 5 out of 5

    Style: XCCU

    Warning. Experia are highly addictive and habit forming.

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    There is a reason I have a dedicated drawer. The Experia have allowed me to run in comfort and blister free since I started wearing them in 2009. I have a "sockerstition" where I wear a brand new pair each race. The fact that they come in cool colors is a bonus and adds to the addiction. I just flat love these socks.

  • 5 out of 5

    Style: XCCU

    So far so good

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    I ordered these (5 pairs) when we were at our place in New Zealand. I've just returned to Canada and have worn them 3 times for golf. I do like how light they feel whilst still providing the padding on the balls and heels of the feet. I'm concerned that they may not stand up to the wear and tear of golfing or hiking on a daily basis. Time will tell. Cheers.

  • 1 out of 5

    Style: XCCU

    I love Thorlos, but hate the Experia

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    I am a huge Thorlo fan. I love the products, I love the company, I love the made in USA quality thorlo delivers. But I can not stand the experia socks: There is zero padding between the ball of your foot and the heel. There is thick padding on your heel and the ball of your feet. To me, it feels like I'm walking on something all day. I can feel where the padding stops right at the arch of my foot. It's a little bit annoying and a little but painful. After hours of research and contemplation, I have narrowed down exactly what I want. I want a mid-weight padded walking sock made with coolmax. The difference between a walking sock and a running sock is in a walking sock there is padding across the top thorlo calls " shoelace protection". Unfortunately Thorlo does not make a walking sock made with Coolmax.

  • 5 out of 5

    Style: XCCU

    Multi use

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    Was having soreness at the ball of my foot. No more problem. When workout shoes go on so do these. Great socks.

  • 5 out of 5

    Style: XWCU

    Multi use

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    I was having soreness at the ball of my foot. No more problem. Great sock that ended the problem.

  • 5 out of 5

    Style: XCCU

    Best socks for very long walks

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    These are the best socks for super long walks of 12-17 miles. We don't step out the door without these on our feet.

  • 5 out of 5

    Style: XCCU

    Mother of 2 children

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    The socks feel great. Good ventilation in the middle, extra padding in the front and back.