Posts tagged NIKE
Posts tagged NIKE
NIKE Foamposite “Electrolime” March 17th 2012
Nike Basketball & Lebron have launched the Lebron 9. These kicks are due to hit the pavement of China first on the 1st of October & touchdown in the US on October 14th. The Lebron 9 went in a different direction than its predecessors as the Lebron 9 actually looks like a basketball sneaker. Lebron’s shoes as most other popular basketball shoes usually take on more of a fashion statement although they can be used for the sport.
Nike has officially unveiled LeBron James’ ninth signature shoe:
Designed with specific insights from LeBron James himself, the shoe is the first to combine Flywire technology and Hyperfuse construction. Built for breathability and durability, the Hyperfuse construction is a composite of three different layers of material that are fused together to create a nearly seamless, one piece upper that sheds considerable weight without sacrificing protection. A midfoot harness that wraps around the foot incorporates Flywire 3.0 technology for added strength and lock down support. This lightweight upper mimics the speed and strength symbolic of LeBron’s game.
The finely-tuned midsole provides a unique hybrid cushioning system. By combining Max Air 180 in the heel for absorption on impact with a Nike Zoom unit in the forefoot for a springy response, a player is protected on impact where they need it most. A carbon glass shank plate provides torsional rigidity and support while reducing midsole weight.
Additional elements such as engineered textile wings, Nike Pro Combat inspired padding in the inner collar, asymmetrical lacing, heel pull tab, outrigger for lateral stability, and flex grooves in the outsole bring LeBron’s ninth signature shoe to unrivaled levels of performance. Signature style including LeBron’s new logo, his signature on the ventilated tongue, and a special outsole pattern are special nods to LeBron.