The latest and greatest from Nike’s striding subsidiary is now available in a loud new colorway, exclusively for the ladies. With the appearance of a multicolored sock, but the comfort
The brand that was originally founded on a track in Oregon now has a new long-term partnership with the national USA Track & Field program. Originally joining forces in 1991, Nike has announced that the brand will significantly increase support of all USATF programs through the year 2040. Since being founded by U of O track athlete Phil Knight and his coach Bill Bowerman in 1964, Nike has been affiliated with USATF many times in the past, most notably when Olympic gold medalist Michael Johnson donned metallic gold Swoosh spikes. Nike has exclusively designed and provided the Track & Field uniforms for the last six Olympic Games, and will maintain its status as the exclusive sponsor and supplier in the footwear, apparel and retail categories. On top of the main stage, Nike will now fully support Paralympic and masters teams with USA gear and will outfit all participating teams in international competitions, from the Olympic Games to the World Junior Championships.
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Hide from any traps with the new Nike Fingertrap Max “Camo”. Taking the upper from the Nike Free Trainer 5.0 and integrating Air Max cushioning into the heel, the Nike Fingertrap Max presents a hybrid option for your running or training needs. This new fashionable style code drenches the entire upper in a modern camo print in reflective silver and an array of grey. Black contributes contrast on the Swoosh, laces, inner lining and visible Air unit. A jolt of color comes from a laser crimson heel tab, tongue branding, and heel outsole. Drop a line with your thoughts on this “Camo” Fingertrap, and snipe a pair today from Nike.
Race into the summer sun with a fiery new Lunaracer+ 3. The Nike WMNS Lunaracer+ 3 is an ultra-lightweight silhouette that features a breathable Engineered Mesh upper, which is supported by overlying Flywire cables and rides on a layered Lunarlon sole. This new “Legend Red” colorway uses the bold hue all over the upper, contrasted by a black Swoosh, tongue, laces, and inner lining. Laser crimson Lunarlon cushioning adds another hot tone to this racer for the ladies, which is available now at shopnicekicks.
As the brand’s most flexible and natural ride to date, the Nike Free 3.0 Flyknit has been getting more burn as of late. Now the silhouette has a fiery new style code in its own right, with a heat rising gradient hexagonal design. The polyester yarn Flyknit bootie upper with knit-in Flywire cables starts down low in laser orange and rises upwards into volt, and finishes white hot up top. A black Swoosh provides contrast on this heater of the Free 3.0 Flyknit, which is available now for $140 at Nike.
Nike’s latest combination of Free and Flyknit is spotted in the prominent “Volt” style code. The Nike Free 4.0 Flyknit “Volt” takes the new sock-like silhouette and dresses it up with the vivid threads across the entire upper. A base grey toe box and tongue adds contrast among the knitted Free 4.0 Flyknit body, while a black Swoosh pops from the volt background. Finished off with a white 4.0 Free Run sole, this electric colorway is available now at End.
Nike Free technology has taken the brand to new heights and the entire industry by storm, constantly building on the Swoosh’s success by expanding into different performance segments and influencing much more than just running shoes. Although the first official Free model didn’t hit shelves until 2004, the concept itself was decades in the making. From the Nike Sock Racer to the Air Rift, many minimalist models helped to shape the mold into what it is today with the Nike Free 3.0 Flyknit. Get a full interactive history lesson on the Genealogy of Nike Free at their new site here, and tell us if you’re a fan of Free in the comment space underneath.
The latest from the feathery Nike Free line is simplistic and flexible throwback engineered for everyday comfort. Offering a true barefoot-like fit, the Nike Free OG 2014 keeps it classic in composition and straight forward in style. With a lightweight textile upper for reduced bulk, perforations are included for breathability, while a mesh tongue and ankle collar follow suit. This inaugural style code features a solid sport royal mainstay, contrasted with varsity maize on the ankle collar and heel panel, as well as a reflective Swoosh. A white Free midsole with deep sipes finishes off the minimalistic design, which is available for purchase today from Nike.