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Episode 28: Nike’s Road Warrior sneaker / Adidas’ new marathon shoe
Nike’s new Road Warrior sneaker, part of the ISPA 2020 collection, looks insane. It features a lace-less tying mechanism, lightweight knit patch upper with a split toe, an open-floating heel, and pancake-style Air Zoom units. Input senior editor Edgar Alvarez recently wrote about these Mad Max–inspired shoes. He joins us to talk about them. And later: Adidas recently unveiled its newest marathon sneaker, the Adizero Adios Pro. But can the shoe compete with Nike’s record-breaking Zoom Next% series? Input news writer Ian Servantes joins us to discuss.
Read the original Input stories here:
- Nike's Road Warrior sneakers are straight out of Mad Max
- Adidas' answer to Nike's record-breaking marathon sneaker has arrived
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