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Federer vs. Fly: Game, Set, Match

A man of many talents, Roger Federer puts his cross-training skills to the test wearing the new Nike Free Trainer 5.0 as he looks to backhand a pesky opponent in a new Nike film.

Built for multi-directional movement, the Nike Free Trainer 5.0 mimics the natural motion of the foot with its Chinese finger trap-inspired upper and Nike Free sole.

Designed as one of the most versatile men’s training shoes, it provides Federer with lightweight comfort and supportive lockdown for training in the gym or living room, on the field or street.

Like the Chinese finger trap toy, the upper consists of intertwined bands that are soft and pliable. When the foot is at rest or moving forward or backward, the bands are flexible and compliant. When pressure is applied from side-to-side movement, the bands engage and tighten around the foot for enhanced support.

Directed by Adam Hashemi, “Fly Swatter” was filmed in a private home in Meilen, Switzerland, just outside of Zurich.

Benefits the shoe provides for Federer as he trains to defeat not only the fly, but also the world’s top tennis players:

·  Dynamic-fit technology for a glove-like fit

·  Natural motion design to deliver a barefoot-like feel with resilient cushioning

·  Aggressive rubber nodes on the sole to provide multi-surface traction

The Nike Free Trainer 5.0 is available globally at select retailers and