June 25th, 2013 by Brendan Dunne / 4
adidas has been going pretty crazy in 2013 with respect to the soles of the new performance sneakers they’re creating. The likes of the adidas Boost, the adidas Crazyquick, and now the adidas Springblade all rely on innovations along the bottom half of the sneaker, which quite honestly makes the next few years rather exciting for the tre-foil brand. The last of that group ends up the most visually striking-the sneakers lifted slightly off the ground thanks to a series polyurethane blades that will help propel the runner wearing them. Shown here is some special, promo-only packaging for the sneakers presented to us by adidas, a triangular box set up that exposes the blades on the bottom of the sole. Continue reading to get a complete look at this truly unique sneaker from the Three Stripes, tell us in the comments if you approve, and watch for the adidas Springblade to launch on August 1st at a retail price $180.