Nike Flyknit Racer
First introduced in 2012, the Nike Flyknit Racer was the first model to introduce Nike's signature new material, Flyknit. This innovative technology was over 10 years in the making and was a game-changer in many sports including football, basketball and most importantly, running.
Nike Flyknit Racer Design
The Flyknit Racer was designed with performance in mind. By making use of Flyknit, Nike were able to create a running shoe which was well fitting, durable, and incredibly light.
Not only is Flyknit an excellent performance material, it also has a number of benefits for the planet. It is estimated that Flyknit reduces around 60% of the waste which comes from footwear production and has diverted tens of millions of plastic bottles from going to landfill.