June 11, 2010 BY Aaron Kr.
Sneaker News provided you a ton of coverage from the first ever Nike/Jordan Brand/Converse Basketball Footwear Showcase, but one pair of non-basketball kicks managed to slip by and earn its own spotlight. Nike’s biggest focus for its Fall 2010 Basketball product line was Hyperfuse, a mega-lightweight, breathable, and durable one-piece upper material used in the Nike Hyperfuse basketball shoe. The same materials and tech were also used on the upcoming Nike Trainer 1.2 Mid. These detailed photos show a a great black/silver/volt colorway of the Nike Trainer 1.2 Mid Hyperfuse, which features a visible Air Unit, no in-step strap, and of course the aforementioned Hyperfuse technology. Possibly Nike’s lightest Trainer to date, the Nike Trainer 1.2 Mid Hyperfuse is truly a training shoe for the next-gen athlete. Continue on for more pics and stay tuned for more info this weekend.
Nike’s innovative new Hyperfuse technology has been applied to the Trainer 1.2 to create a strong, lightweight, breathable, training shoe for all seasons and all surfaces. The Nike Trainer 1.2 Mid Hyperfuse fuses three layers of support together in a breakthrough unibody design. The futuristic Hyperfuse composite provides support where it is needed most, without the traditional stitching that is more vulnerable to wear and tear. The Nike Trainer 1.2 Mid Hyperfuse ushers in a new era of training shoes for a new era of athletes.
Reinforcement around the laces for enhanced durability
Stitched in mesh innersleeve for comfort, fit, and breathability
Max Air unit for impact protection and a cushioned ride
Full coverage toe rubber guards against wear and tear
Ankle molded comfort collar provides the support of a mid with the soft fit of a low profile shoe
Nike DiamondFLX flex grooves for multi-directional movement
Pivot point for multi-direction flexibility
Injected Phylon midsole offers lightweight cushioning
Max Air unit in the heel for impact protection and comfort.
Delta node outsole traction pattern in the forefoot for multidirectional traction
Lateral outrigger wraps up to the midsole for support during side-to-side movements.