1262508

Nike Unveils The First Breakdancing Shoe For The Olympics

A brand new silo to coronate the sport's Olympic debut.

Nike Unveils The First Breakdancing Shoe For The Olympics

More than ever, Nike’s performance gear knows absolutely no bounds. They’ve taken things from the trail, to the court, to the Great Outdoors- and now, with the Paris Olympics just months away, they’re folding in a model for one of the newest sports introduced to the games. The Nike Jam aims at being the first silhouette to cater specifically to breakdancers.

A low-top silhouette, the construction is heavily influenced by the company’s tech runner styles like the Nike Zoom Vomero 5. Boasting a similar composition of suede, mesh and leather, it conveys a palpable sense of motion, with arrow-like overlays drawing the eye to the heel. A 3M and nylon strip achieves the same purpose just underneath those layers. Additionally, two offset Swooshes dress the lateral side, one literally “breaking” apart with speckled white accents. The other on the midsole is upside-down when viewed in these images, but is correctly viewed when dancers go legs-up during their performances.

In their debut look, they dress a primarily neutral upper with hits of blue and orange. Thematically, it creates ties to all the new product revealed in Paris these past few days, with most everything clad in this “Bowerman”/”Blueprint” colorway. In a vacuum, it’s a vibrant choice palette-wise but a neutral one in terms of representing any one nation. While the model would certainly be minted to match any athlete’s home country, this pair specifically is fit for any international breakdancer.

Enjoy a full look at the Nike Jam just ahead.

Nike Jam Release Date 2

Latest News

Raffle List For Travis Scott x Air Jordan 1 "Elkins"

With seven different Travis Scott Jordan 1 Low releases now in the books, you should be aware of the protocol for these highly sought-after releases...

by Sneaker News 3 hours
6341

Where To Buy The Air Jordan 12 “Red Taxi”

The Air Jordan 12 “Red Taxi” releases on May 25th via SNKRS and select retailers, arriving in full family sizing. Officially subtitled the Jordan 12...

by Andrew Rizzo 3 hours
10118

The Action Bronson x New Balance 1906R "Rosewater" Releases On May 31st

Updated May 24th, 2024: Action Bronson confirms a May 31st release date for his New Balance 1906R “Rosewater” collaboration via an Instagram post. The Action...

by Jared Ebanks 3 hours
19695