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64 shoe wiki submissions by the NikeTalk community.

Midsole (Materials, Features & Enhancements)

Nike categorizes a shoe by three basic components. Upper, Midsole & Outsole. Nike also thinks the best way to think about this concept is by referencing a Car. For example- Upper = Body Of Car / Midsole = Suspension Of Car / Outsole = Tires Of Car. In this particular article though I will be writing about Midsoles only. The Midsole is the layer that is in between the Upper & Outsole of the sneaker. It is the MOST IMPORTANT part of the shoe due to the fact that it provides Stability, Cushioning & Shock Absorption. Also the Midsole usually incorporates some type of Nike... read more

Nike Outsoles (Materials, Patterns & Enhancements)

Nike categorizes a shoe by three basic components. Upper, Midsole & Outsole. Nike also thinks the best way to think about this concept is by referencing a Car. For example- Upper = Body Of Car / Midsole = Suspension Of Car / Outsole = Tires Of Car. In this particular article though I will be writing about Outsoles only. The Outsole is obviously the part of the shoe that comes in contact with the ground. For the most part the materials chosen to be applied as Outsole are designed to take wear & tear on any surface the shoe comes in contact with. The Outsole job is to... read more

Jordan Brand Contents

Air Jordan Line   Carmelo Anthony Line   Dwayne Wade Line   Chris Paul Line     read more

NIKE AIR RAID

NIKE AIR RAID    Designer TINKER HATFIELD & MARK SMITH     Original Release Date 1992   History The Nike Air Raid, originally released in 1992, was a signature basketball sneaker designed in collaboration by Tinker Hatfield (yup, him) and Mark Smith for Tim Hardaway of the Golden State Warriors and legendary "RUN TMC" trio.1 A direct order from the upper management of Nike, via a yellow sticky note2, Tinker Hatfield and Mark Smith were tasked with creating a basketball shoe specifically for "OUTDOOR USE ONLY".3  Looking for inspiration to draw upon, Mark Smith... read more

Nike Foamposite One & Pro

Nike Foamposite one & Pro   Designer   Eric Avar   Original Release Date   1997   History 2014-2015 NikeTalk Thread   Back in 1997, Eric Avar created a shoe that still hits the shelves to this day and still make sneaker fanatic around the world line up to get their hands on a pair. The beetle was one of the major inspiration for the foamposite (with its hard exoskeleton).    Penny Hardaway made the shoe famous around the world, but Eric Avar didn't design the shoe for Penny. Originally, the shoe was suppose to be for Scottie Pippen.    The developpment... read more

Air Jordan Line Contents

Air Jordan I   Air Jordan II   Air Jordan III   Air Jordan IV   Air Jordan V   Air Jordan VI   Air Jordan VII   Air Jordan VIII   Air Jordan IX   Air Jordan X   Air Jordan XI   Air Jordan XII   Air Jordan XIII   Air Jordan XIV   Air Jordan XV   Air Jordan XVI   Air Jordan XVII   Air Jordan XVIII   Air Jordan XIX   Air Jordan XX   Air Jordan XXI   Air Jordan XXII   Air Jordan XXIII   Air Jordan 2009   Air Jordan 2010   Air Jordan 2011   Air Jordan 2012   Air Jordan  XXVII   Air Jordan  XXIX   read more

Air Jordan XV by SoleWoman

DESIGNER Tinker Hatfield   ORIGINAL RELEASE DATE 1999-2000   AJ XV Price:  $150   AJ XV Low Price: $140   AJ XV Mocassin Price: $90   HISTORY The Air Jordan XVs are one of the most disliked Jordan models. Which may be a contributing factor to the lack of retros produced. The XVs were originally released from 1999–2000. This was the very first shoe released after Michael Jordan retired from the Chicago Bulls on January 13th 1999.   INSPIRATION The inspiration for the Air Jordan XV originated from the aircraft prototype X-15 fighter jet, which was... read more

AIR JORDAN PACKAGES

  October 24th 1984.  A day that began like any other. A day that could easily get over looked in the countless pages of history. A day whose importance would not be fully realized until years and even decades later. A day of destiny. For on that day, a conflicted young phenom from the University of North Carolina made a decision that would change the course of sneaker history forever. On that day the young president of Jump Inc., inked a deal with a then struggling Nike Inc., that would form a partnership of monumental proportions. On that day, the Air Jordan was born.... read more

Nike KD 3

Shoe Name Nike Zoom KD 3         Designer   Leo Chang         Original Release Date November 26th, 2010   History The Nike Zoom KD 3 was designed by Leo Chang. (Chang was responsible for the previous two Kevin Durant signature models and would go on to create the next 4 models for Kevin Durant)   The shoe was Kevin Durant's first low cut signature sneaker. It features Nike's low-profile Zoom cushioning in the forefoot, which can be seen on the bottom of the sneaker. The upper is made up of Nike's lightweight and sturdy flywire technology, which is... read more

NIKE AIR JORDAN 9 RETRO 25TH ANNIVERSARY

      Shoe Name: NIKE AIR JORDAN 9 RETRO 25TH ANNIVERSARY   Designer: NIKE AIR JORDAN     Original Release Date 2010     JUST FEEL GOOD THAT I WAS IN THE RIGHT PLACE AT THE RIGHT TIME AND GOT THESE TODAY.     read more

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