17 Apr '18, 7am

These 3D-Printed Sneakers Are Nike's Next Big Step Forward

These 3D-Printed Sneakers Are Nike's Next Big Step Forward

Nike's approach to 3D printing is also purer in its aspirations to serve the athlete. Yes, this maxim so frequently repeated in Swoosh marketing is cliche at this point, but it rings true here. Nike's 3D-printed sneaker is to be worn by world-class athletes like Galen Rupp (he donned it at the Boston Marathon on Monday) and Kipchoge (who will wear it at the London Marathon on Sunday) at the pinnacle of competition. Adidas' is mostly worn by people trying to look cool on Instagram. It's still unclear who is wearing Under Armour's. In this way, the Nike sneaker is more honest, and closer to the source material that cool sneakers have historically emerged from. Anyone who gets a chance to hold competing models in this same space can feel the difference—the Zoom Vaporfly Elite Flyprint is a seriously lightweight shoe, clocking in 6 percent lighter than its predecessor, that fe...

Full article: https://solecollector.com/news/2018/04/nike-flyprint-3d-p...

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