Birkenstock EVA are lighter, have more cushion and are waterproof. They may just be better than the original. Try for yourself.
The BIRKENSTOCK Arizona is an icon with its timeless design. Modeled on the cork original, this sandal is made from ultra lightweight and highly flexible EVA. These lightweight, waterproof, and cushioned sandals are the best. Same Birkie feeling, same Birkie look and and style, just a lot more break in comfort.