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July 22nd, 2013 by Brendan Dunne / 2
The new Under Armour Micro G Gridiron Trainer is immediately a striking shoe, as it’s one of those rare instances that the American born UA have stepped out of their comfort zone with a slightly more casual-looking release. The design, a huge step for them as far as off-court wear, isn’t one that sacrifices their performance edge though. Connected athletes Arian Foster and Julio Jones were catered to in the design process and the lock down fit is there if you really want to put in work with the shoes. Shedding a little more light on the aims and intentions of the shoes is Ross Klein, the lead designer of the Under Armour Micro G Gridiron Trainer, who sat down with Sneaker News at a recent launch event hosted at the Mondrian Hotel on Sunset Boulevard in LA. Continue reading for the exclusive interview with Klein where we talk the Trainer, its Foot Locker exclusive status, upcoming lifestyle versions, and more.