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The Nike Air Max 1 was Tinker Hatfield's first Nike Air Max design. It is the first sneaker to feature visible Max Air and debuted in 1987. It is considered by many to be one of the greatest sneakers in history, and continues to be a coveted item in its various special edition colorways, limited issues, and collaborations. Click in for the most up to date Nike Air Max 1 information, release dates, and colorways.

Nike Details the History of Air Max Sneakers

March 17th, 2014 by | 5 comments

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The Nike Air technology was one that had been floating around in Nike’s sole kits for years before the Air Max tooling made its debut. The brand knew that they had a cushioning platform superior to their competitors, but they just needed a way to show it off. You know the story from there: Tinker Hatfield visited the Georges Pompidou center in Paris and his revelation started a revolution. Wieden+Kennedy showed off the sneakers in the controversial “Revolution” spot and the blazing bright red sneakers started to show up on the feet of runners around the world.

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Nike Celebrates “Air Max Day”

March 17th, 2014 by | 8 comments

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The Nike Air Max 1 changed the sneaker world forever when it debuted back on March 26th, 1987. This year, Nike is making an official holiday out of that day with the release of the Nike Air Max 1 “Air Max Day”, a reprisal of the original white/sport red flavor of the Tinker Hatfield silhouette that first showed the world visible Air. That release, which features a unique 3/26 tongue tag and some of the more yellowed faux-vintage soles we’ve ever seen, actually just came and went as a special pre-order on Nikestore. But the celebration doesn’t stop there.

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Nike Air Max 1 FB Mercurial “Volt”

March 16th, 2014 by | 1 comment

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If all the Nike Air Max 1 FB is to you is a pack of Maxes surrounding last year’s ‘Yeezy’ colorway, you’re missing the point. Yes, there’s some overlap in Nike Sportswear’s Futbol series and the Kanye West signature line that just blew up, but that has more to do with great minds thinking alike than any direct association. Take for instance this latest Air Max 1 FB, done in silver and Volt. This colorway doesn’t connect to any Air Yeezys, released or samples, the Mercurial Vapor IX that gave birth to the memorable ‘Mambacurial’ Kobe 8 or any other current soccer boot. These reach all the way back to 2002 for the first Mercurial Vapor cleats as worn by Ronaldo en route to the 2002 World Cup title. Check out more images after the jump and stick with Sneaker News for updates on these and all the footy footwear building up to the 2014 event this summer.

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Nike Air Max 1 FB Mercurial “Neo Lime”

March 16th, 2014 by | 4 comments

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Ready for another round of Nike Air Max 1 FBs? These colorways inspired by football boots take a different route than the first pairs, the leopard suede joints or the elegant (patent) leather makeups, the pair above taking on the dimpled appearance of the Mercurial Vapor IX. This along with the Neo Lime upper and Total Crimson Swooshes, white midsole and icey outsole gives these a high energy appeal even without the addition of a fast-looking forefoot Swoosh. Click in for a few more angles and stick with Sneaker News for US release info.

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Nike Air Max 1 “3/26″

March 15th, 2014 by | 16 comments

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On March 26th, Nike changed the game. The launch of the Air Max 1 by Tinker Hatfield began a legacy of footwear that not only redefined conventional methods of footwear cushioning, but elevated the brand above others that were putting out their own respectable efforts in sneaker technology. On the same date this year, it looks like Nike will pay homage to the original Air with a special version of the OG “Sport Red” joints; featuring the “3.26″ tag on the tongue and a yellowed vintage-style sole, this Air Max 1 will refresh the silhouette for yet another year of dominance in Retro kicks. Stay tuned for more and we’ll keep you updated.

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Nike Air Max 1 – White – Wolf Grey – Game Royal

March 6th, 2014 by | No comments

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JD Sports has a list of Air Max classics on their resume that would make just about any store jealous, with the majority of that energy being focused on the AM95.  There have been precious few Nike Air Max 1s among the British chain’s popular exclusives line, so this pair has all the makings of a sleeper hit.  Its color palette is on point with the white, Wolf Grey, Game Royal and black mix, and you’re just not going to see very many people on the streets with these outside of the UK.  That may prove an incentive too good to pass up, especially if you like what you see below from this newest selection, only at JD Sports.

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Nike Women’s Air Max 1 “Magnetic Field”

March 6th, 2014 by | 3 comments

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The Nike Air Max 1 is a sneaker that’s been heavy on the metallic looks lately thanks to the coveted “Liquid Metal” pack of women’s releases. Adding to that pile but not looking quite as shiny is this new Nike Air Max 1 Cut Out style for the ladies. Attached to the upper is an array of wispy lines that give the sneakers quite a bit more texture than your standard AM1 release. Continue reading to see the rest of the photos on the shoes and stay tuned to find out when they’ll be at stateside sneaker spots.

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