Nike Zoom Hyperflight “LeBron James”

October 10th, 2012 by | 13 comments

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The Nike Zoom Hyperflight, designed by Eric Avar around the turn of the century, covers a lot more history than you think. Avar recalls a direct inspiration from Bill Bowerman himself who demanded the shoe be ‘lighter’, and so Avar went back to the drawing board and built the Hyperflight based on the design of a track spike. In addition to the design, the Hyperflight went against visual convention and toyed with a library of punchy, tonal colors in several materials like patent leather, perforated leather, and the funky alien-esque material. A shoe transported from the distant future, inspired by the distant past, available at the present – the Hyperflight was a undeniable mark of innovation and evolution of footwear design, and in 2013, Nike will bring back the Hyperflight in all its glory, placing at front and center the three individuals that have re-written Nike Basketball attitude in the 21st Century.

Here is a first exclusive look at the Nike Hyperflight “LeBron James” for Summer 2013, inspired by the Air Foamposite One ‘Galaxy’; it features the jaw-dropping ‘Galaxy’ upper and focuses on LeBron’s ‘indestructible’ strength – one of his many characteristics that led him to complete his best NBA season yet. The Hyperflight “LeBron James” will be joined by three other members in a superhero-like focus and will retail for $130 a piece, so check out the second angle below and be sure to stick with Sneaker News for all the best news and information out there!

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I like both Hyperflight shoe and the whole Galaxy concept, but somehow the picture is missing something, don't know what exactly though. I'm old school sneakerhead, I really hope to see some classic colorways on this shoe.

Jonathan Broder
Jonathan Broder

these look nice..heard rumors the azg is retroing as well! i hope the white/black/red is the cw! dope shoe! we shall see! 


...These joints are out of this world.


Since the originals crack in places after several uses I hope they have a stronger type of plastic this time around.


YESSSSSSS!!!!!!! The Hyperflights are back I had these in middle school 


definitely excited! more so for the return of the shoe itself as opposed to the galaxy cw. But still i'm envisioning a great shoe.



Strange concept. I wouldn't wear these casual, only to ball in


I realize it's an early rendering but that orange slash thing is gross looking.


And must we have more galaxy stuff? Pretty soon Nike will throw a 360 air max bubble on the bottom and sell them for $200


 @CF88 LOL! I just commented about Nike messin up classics with a max 360 sole. Nike always tryin to fuse something, and its always an epic Fail

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