Nike’s Carbon Fiber Air Zoom Running Shoes Were Made To Break Records

Feb 6, 2020

Category: Gear

Nike didn’t become the company it is today without a few performance-oriented breakthroughs, and after half a century of on-track innovation, there’s virtually nothing that can break its stride. Now, the brand has introduced a handful of new footwear models to appease devoted runners from differently-distinguished disciplines.

In 2019, Nike athlete Eliud Kipchoge made headlines when he shattered the world’s marathon record by 20 seconds, completing the 26.2-mile run in an unprecedented hour, 59 minutes, and 40 seconds. As a result, the athletic community honed in on Kipchoge’s training regimen, going so far as to take note of his adorned gear. Perhaps the most important part of the runner’s arsenal, Nike’s Air Zoom Alphafly NEXT% prototype shoes, became the industry’s hottest topic. Now, the full-length carbon fiber plate and pod-imbued examples have been announced for public sale, working alongside two alternative track silhouettes — the Nike Air Zoom Viperfly, and Air Zoom Victory — to round out the company’s Q1 running collection. Built upon the company’s Atomknit upper, a new version of Nike Flyknit upper that increases heel lockdown and aids in the transition of energy from the heel to the ball of the foot, these revolutionary examples promise a new era for track-oriented performance. Head to the company’s website to learn more.

Learn More: Nike

More From Gear

Fabric Makes Skincare Simple And Intuitive With Its Affordable Starter Kit

Treating skin to a healthy, all-encompassing regimen.

Posted By Chris West

Partner

Batch Turns A The Standard-Issue Field Shirt Into A Stylish Canvas Button-Up

The classic military-style field shirt is brought into the 21st century.

Posted By Tim Huber

Partner
Featured Image

Icon Revolutionizes The Textile Moto Jacket With The Cordura-Clad Upstate

Made from highly abrasion-resistant yet breathable Iron Weave Mesh.

Posted By

Feb 20, 2020

Featured Image

Prep For ‘Halo Infinite’ With NERF’s Master Chief-Approved Blasters

A trio of iconic video game weapons turned into foam dart firearms.

Posted By

Feb 20, 2020

Featured Image

The 15 Best Men’s Winter Workwear Essentials

Warm & durable duds to help combat the cold while working outdoors.

Posted By

Feb 19, 2020

Featured Image

Aer & Nine Hours’ Ballistic Cordura Capsule Pack Was Made For Travel

Inspired by Japan's famed capsule hotel and built to last.

Posted By

Feb 19, 2020