This shoe offers classic performance and style. A mid-top silhouette provides extra ankle support, while the vulcanized construction allows for maximum boardfeel. Nike hooked it up with a Zoom Air unit in the sockliner for responsive cushioning, as well as a tacky rubber outsole that offers both flexibility and traction.
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.
Herringbone Tread - The herringbone pattern is frequently used in basketball shoes for its ability to provide optimal traction on smooth surfaces.
Bootie Construction - For all day comfort; a 1-piece bootie designed for a close second-skin-like fit.
Elastic Gusseted Tongue - Lets you wear the shoe like a slip-on when laces are removed.
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.