Nike SB Shane Skate Shoes
The technical phenomenon, Shane O'Neill, finally got his own pro shoe from Nike. Heavily influenced by his love of the Janoski, Shane's shoe has a super low-profile and tons of flexibility and boardfeel. Zoom Air units in the insole give you added protection for stairs and rails, and the extended bumper on the foxing tape gives the shoe some extra durability for flipping in and out of every conceivable grind or slide. The unique lace design gives you the option to use the traditional eyestays or use the ghillie loops to prevent your laces from breaking at all.
- Shane O'Neill
- Decreased Rubber in Outsole
- Herringbone Tread
- Zoom Air Unit in Sockliner
- One Piece Toe Box
- Ghillie Loops for Lace Protection
- Extended Rubber Toe Bumper
- Slightly Higher Foxing Tape
- Custom Shane O'Neill Imprints on the Insole and Tongue
Vulcanized - “Vulc” shoes are light, flexible and break in quickly. These don't provide as much foot protection as cupsoles, but they are preferred if you’re looking for good board feel in a shoe with less weight and bulk.
Decreased Rubber in Outsole - Less rubber means less weight, and this outsole also happens to feature a skate specific tread pattern for more flexibility and traction.
Herringbone Tread - The herringbone pattern is frequently used in basketball shoes for its ability to provide optimal traction on smooth surfaces.
Zoom Air Unit in Sockliner - Nike Zoom cushioning is incredibly thin and brings the foot closer to the ground for enhanced stability, especially during quick cuts and multi-directional movements.
After impact, the tightly stretched fibers inside the pressurized air unit quickly bounce back into shape, providing a super-responsive feel and improved awareness of the surface you’re on.
One Piece Toe Box - This design offers improved durability by removing seams, each seam offers a weakness in that the threads holding together the fabric are invariably weaker than the fabric that is attached. Without the seams you're able to skate your shoes longer.