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July 28, 2012

Nike performance innovations on display in a summer of competition

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Cutting-edge, lightweight performance innovations designed for the track, the basketball court and beyond

Nike has created a series of cutting-edge, lightweight performance innovations designed for the track, the basketball court and beyond for this summer.  Multiple products have been designed to help athletes achieve their full potential, ranging from Nike Flyknit footwear, to the Nike Hyper Elite basketball uniform to the Nike Pro TurboSpeed suit.

"We believe this technology has the potential to change sports performance. Nike has always been committed to bringing the best innovations to athletes at every level and we’ve done that today in a powerful way," said Parker. "The Nike Flyknit upper redefines the idea of running footwear: Lightweight and virtually seamless, it acts like a second skin for the foot and is precision engineered in one piece and one layer to minimize waste, dramatically changing how footwear is designed and manufactured."

Nike’s products include:

Learn more about Nike’s Summer of Innovation products and technologies.

About NIKE, Inc.NIKE, Inc., based near Beaverton, Oregon, is the world’s leading designer, marketer and distributor of authentic athletic footwear, apparel, equipment and accessories for a wide variety of sports and fitness activities. Wholly owned NIKE subsidiaries include Converse Inc., which designs, markets and distributes athletic footwear, apparel and accessories; Cole Haan, which designs, markets and distributes luxury shoes, handbags, accessories and coats; Umbro Ltd., a leading United Kingdom-based global football (soccer) brand; and Hurley International LLC, which designs, markets and distributes action sports and youth lifestyle footwear, apparel and accessories. For more information, visit www.nikeinc.com and follow @Nike.