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Nike Air Max 1 QS
The Nike Air Max 1, which made its debut in 1987, is known for being the first Nike model to reveal Nike's Air Max technology. Developed by an independent inventor (who was originally turned down by Adidas), Air Max technology provides superior cushioning and impact absorption, which is critical for runners. The Air Max 1 was also designed with a nylon/synthetic upper for lockdown support and excellent ventilation.
Nike has released the Air Max 1 retro running shoe in its original Varsity Royal colorway as a Quickstrike release in the US. With so much success from the 2009 release of the Nike Air Max 1 in its Varsity Red colorway, Nike decided to release the Varsity Blue colorway just in time for the summer months. The retro running shoe features a neutral grey and white upper, consisting of both suede and mesh. Varsity blue suede works along the base of the shoe, as well as the Swoosh logo. Blue is also seen on the top lace eyelets, tongue badge, and heel branding. As some of you may remember, this Nike Air Max 1 Varsity Blue colorway was only released overseas back in 2009. Other retro releases have only been in women's sizes, making it difficult for many to obtain this iconic piece of Nike history. Continue Reading...
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