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And at $250, they're a bold proposition from Nike. But it also represents truly game-changing tech for runners in its Zoom X sole and carbon fiber plate insert—tech that came just seconds away from shattering an previously unbreakable boundary earlier this year: For an event Nike pushed hard on Twitter as #Breaking2 (done, in part, to promote these exact sneakers), Eliud Kipchoge ran an unofficial time of 2:00:25 in a pair of Nike Zoom VaporFly Elites (turbocharged versions of the 4%) narrowly missing the coveted barrier Nike Air Max 2017 Femme of the 2-hour marathon.According to Nike Running designer Bret Schoolmeester, "The VaporFly Elite Adidas NMD Femme was really Nike coming to us and saying we could do anything no matter the cost." But we’re Balenciaga Speed Trainer Mujer choosing to highlight Nike Air Max 270 Womens the 4% over its advanced big brother. Schoolmeester wouldn't even give a ballpark estimate for a theoretical price . The VaporFly 4%, on the other hand, retailed for $250, but has since sold out due to the limited quantities Nike can make of its new ZoomX sole. ZoomX is made from a material Nike says is lighter and 35% more responsive than Adidas Boost, and long term, Nike wants to bring ZoomX soles to the masses.

The oversized sole sticks out like a sore toe in an industry committed to making sneakers less sneaker-like every Nike Internationalist Femme year. But Schoolmeester says Nike veered the other way for the Zoom VaporFly Elite and 4% not Nike Air Max 2017 Womens to be contrarian, but because it's what makes these shoes so damn fast. "When you wear it, it feels like Balenciaga Triple S Mujer it's literally propelling you forward from your heel to your toe," he says. And when Balenciaga Speed Trainer Womens combined with its space-age Adidas NMD Femme foam, the ZoomX sole delivers those 4% faster results.Futuristic tech and world breaking runs aside, the radical new shape of the ZoomX sole on both the VaporFly Elite and VaporFly 4% is something Nike still translated into its more accessible products like the new Zoom Fly and Zoom Fly SP. So far, fans seem to be loving the shoe's new-wave look, and that might be most promising of all for Nike. The original Zoom Fly SP, which debuted the same weekend as Kipchoge's world record attempt, looks almost identical to the 4% but Adidas ZX 750 Mujer features a translucent upper and regular Zoom sole, and currently has a price tag over $700 at Flight Nike Air Max 95 Femme Club.

Nike presumably hopes ZoomX will usurp Boost as the premier bouncy foam on the market, but for Nike Air Max 97 Womens now, the company will settle for tech that delivers results and looks great. Balenciaga Triple S Womens Earning back die-hard runners (Nike’s currently the 4th most popular running sneaker brand according to Running USA), won't happen overnight. But the Vaporfly 4% and its family of sneakers are a good start.One of Nike's biggest concerns of late comes its most cherished category—basketball sneakers. According to its 2016 fiscal year report, Nike's basketball sneaker sales were down 1% for the year, a big deal when you consider they account for 5% of Nike's overall global business. Across the industry, basketball kicks have struggled to keep up with more Nike Air Presto Herren fashion-forward styles, with sales dropping "in the teens" in Q2 of 2017, according to NPD Group. Retro Nike Air Vapormax Donne Jordans (technically still basketball sneakers) account for almost half of all Jordan sales but, according to Powell, as they began to lose steam in 2016, they also took a toll on Nike's basketball sneaker sales figures.
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