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Nike Air Foamposite One Wear-Test Sample

March 15, 2012 BY / 12

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We know what the state of Foamposite is today; campouts, riots, $220 retail, people clamoring for more and more. So what was it like before the Foamposite even hit stores? We’ve got a rare look at a Nike wear-test sample of the Air Foamposite One, a shoe that was developed after Nike’s Advanced Product Engineering team developed ‘Foamposite’ (a term coined by Toren Orzeck). As you can see, this wear-test sample features no Air Penny ‘1-Cent’ logo around the shoe and the traction ridges on the outsole are also completely different than what was released. Perhaps the funkiest detail of this sample is the molded ‘NIKE’ on the upper, which was removed in production to give the shoe the flawless and ‘one-piece’ effect. These are definitely a major collector’s item so check out the images below and check out the listing from ekinomic on eBay.


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12 comments
pippowz
pippowz

fun how the ppl say I wil or I won't cop these, this is just the idea behind a shoes that changed the sneaker game..like it or not

$Man
$Man

U can tell the hypes on here... These r TEST SAMPLES they were not meant to look pretty smh. This is sneaker history pay homage to the 1st of it's kind

@SeanySneakers
@SeanySneakers

It would of been cool if these were on display in Vegas for the Sole Collector event.

Cashcop
Cashcop

With out the four line pull tabs and 1cent sign these shoes look bow

BOSS
BOSS

They look so fake lol

Wavy
Wavy

VERY happy they removed the molded nike sign when they did

Shocker
Shocker

wow... so they knew the soles turn yellow and still put them on!!

Player 1
Player 1

Thumbs me down, but I'm glad this wasn't the final product.

LuiKang
LuiKang

I agree... foamposites came a LONGGGG way smh

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