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Nike Air VaporMax

 

"The Nike Air VaporMax is an engineering masterpiece: the purest Air cushioning system ever." - Mark Parker

 

When the original Nike Air Max debuted in 1987, it was the first shoe to showcase a large, visible Air-cushioning unit. In 1995, the Air Max 95 evolved the technology by placing an Air unit along the entire sole. Incremental steps followed, and now Air Max builds upon its nearly 30-year legacy with a leap: the Nike Air VaporMax, which pays off the full promise of Air — to provide lightweight, consistent cushioning that lasts.

The breakthrough came courtesy of new technologies that allow the Nike VaporMax Air unit to act as a standalone outsole. Where previous Air units had to be insulated by a secondary rubber layer for protection and improved durability, new innovation allows designers to incorporate the Air and exterior layer into one holistic VaporMax Air unit. And where previous units needed to be shaped with inflexible structural areas, the new unit can independently maintain its given form, with elasticity.


The former innovation allows additional Air to be integrated into the unit while the latter allows for more extreme Air geometries that enable designers to place even more Air directly underfoot. Together, these capabilities wholly eliminate the need for a traditional foam midsole.

By shedding the weight and bulk of a foam layer, the new midsole achieves greater flexibility and spring without compromising structure, while also reducing weight and waste. And by placing the upper directly on the VaporMax Air unit, a pillowy sensation and greater energy response are produced.

 
On the Nike Air VaporMax, the Air unit is paired with a Nike Flyknit upper that integrates precise support and further reduces the shoe’s weight.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

First Release in March

 

March 26

 

 

 

NikeLab 

 

 

Marc Newson

 

 

 

Early Prototypes

 

 

Wear Test Samples

 


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Intrigued.
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post #3 of 690
crazy, love the colorblocking
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WOW! those are pretty dope
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Crazy. Love it.
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These look absolutely nuts! Like you're walking on ice cubes or something.

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These look insane! Definitely look comfortable.
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Wow these look nice, Definitely looking forward to. Best max since the 09

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trying so hard to catch up to adidas

 

but im intrigued

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These are crazy. They're also hideous. Nike is supposed to be about crazy and innovation though so bravo Nike.
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Originally Posted by Adamus View Post
 

trying so hard to catch up to adidas

 

but im intrigued

Catch up to adidas? Pretty sure you got that backwards. adidas has been trying to catch up to Nike for years. Their boost tech is pretty good I'll admit but they still have a long way to go. 

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Said this in another thread but the uppers on these are amazing. Looks like an upgraded Flyknit Racer.

The midsole/sole sucks though, aesthetically speaking. I wonder what the comfort level is like.
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Damn these are fresh
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Nike's gonna be handing out vouchers left and right for these. laugh.gif
But I'm very impressed with this model and everything else unveiled today. smokin.gif

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Dang unless its a typo Nike says Spring 2017

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I wanna try these on

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Very nice
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Release date.?
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wonder how much they will cost?sick.gif
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I need more colorways to surface, I like the idea of simply air but I hate translucent things yellowing.
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Neon seems inevitable
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Love these going in on colorways. The new air bag is just beautiful nthat.gif
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I have already requested one of the first pairs.

Bet you they're about $240 to $260
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I have already requested one of the first pairs.

How please??
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I asked a contact.
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post #26 of 690
This shoe is amazing!!! My only concern is the life span with thE actual traction be part of the air unit. I saw the sample of these are year and half ago. Only difference they were using the racer upper.
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So bummed they aren't coming out til next spring, will be copping regardless of the price laugh.gif
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Well done, Nike. Well done. smokin.gif
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I wanna try these on
This
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When do they drop?
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