March 7, 2011 BY John Kim
The Nike Free was introduced in 2004 as a form-fitting and minimalistic running shoe for the 21st century. Stripped down to the core of the most primitive styles of running (barefoot), the Nike Free was comprised of a thin and lightweight upper with a Free-grooved sole that offered limitless 360-degree flexion of the foot. In Beijing, Nike gathered notable Chinese media to highlight the next step forward for the Nike Free, introducing the Nike Free Run 2 and the Nike Free 3.0. Tobie Hatfield, designer of the original Nike Free as well as other stripped-down runners like the Nike Air Presto, was on hand to discuss the Free technology and emphasis the Nike Free mantra of ‘Free from Limit…Mind…Time…Space…Expectations…” Continue reading for a full recap of the Media Summit as well as a look at some upcoming Nike Free models and let us know if Nike Free fits your style of running. via FRESHNESS.