The Nike Air Max 2015 officially released to the public earlier this month and the response has been quick and assertive in the sneaker community. Everyone loves it. The addition of Flywire took it to another level. More padding atop a lighter frame is a home run. And in the end, the shoe just LOOKS better than last year’s counterpart. Add in some swaggy colorways, such as today’s Premium and Reflective Silver editions that are dropping at Champs Sports, and you have to figure this silhouette is really going to jump off once 2015 hits. We rated it one of the sneakers to watch in December, but it’s an even better performer than we anticipated.
Behind the genius of Tinker Hatfield and Mark Parker, the visible Air technology debuted with the original Air Max I in 1987, and it completely changed the game. From there, it showed up on classics in almost every category, from trainers and runners to basketball shoes for the world’s biggest and best athletes, coming in all shapes and forms (Air Max, Air Max2, Total Air, Tuned Air). All along, Nike thought of the tech as something more than a shoe. It’s since become an institution, resulting in over 50 sneaker models for athletes like Ken Griffey Jr., Bo Jackson, and Charles Barkley. The original question marks were answered. No one was asking whether the shoe would fall apart or how would the technology work or omg there’s a hole in that shoe no way can it actually be good. Nope. Eventually everyone realized Air Max was legendary preciously because it was revolutionary. That legacy is continuing right now with Nike’s latest edition.
Cop the new Air Max 2015 today and while you’re at it, check out 10 Nike Air Max Sneakers You Better Have in Your Collection. In the end, everyone needs these kicks…doesn’t matter whether you’re playing ball, running, or just plain stunting.
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