Re-Revolutionized: The Nike Air Max Lunar1

It shouldn’t come as a surprise when any given Nike technology shows up on classics. The Nike Air Max Lunar1 changed how the world saw cushioning; 27 years later, the time has come to change it once more.

The revolution is reignited with the debut of the Nike Air Max Lunar1. In 1987, the debut of Visible Air changed the consumer’s connection to performance shoe design by giving you a peek inside how the sneaker was made thanks to a visible air unit placed on the back heel. In 2008, more than two decades later, Nike Lunarlon technology redefined cushioning by taking comfort and support into the space age with a new kind of responsive foam ride. In both designs, whether it was the window to the sole highlighted by a boldly colored rand or the beveled ribs of Nike Lunarlon amplified in bold neon, the sole became the star.

This need for inovation initially championed by Tinker Hatfield has stuck with Nike throughout its dominance over the past two decades and has given us tech advancements ranging from Free to Flyknit all the way to Lunarlon midsoles. The latest reinvention takes their flagship runner in the Air Max 1 and gives it a twist thanks to a lightweight lunar midsole while keeping the air max unit intact.

The Nike Air Max Lunar1 is the definitive union of lightweight cushioning and flexibility. Traditional Air Max technology partnered with innovative Nike Lunarlon foam creates a new feel for an iconic form.

Innovative no-sew construction strips away the original paneling but retains the classic silhouette and familiar details that defined the original Air Max. Breathable mesh panels maintain the commitment to lightweight comfort that links every aspect of the Air Max Lunar1.

 

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