An athlete who is able to develop his or her innate natural abilities is able to run farther or faster, jump higher, become stronger and thus challenge the boundaries of athletic performance. 2014 marks a decade of discovery around natural motion. But the roots of this design approach trace back to a paramount idea of Nike co-founder Bill Bowerman:
“It’s all about the feet – it’s not about the shoes.” Nike Co-founder Bill Bowerman
Hear first hand from Kobe Bryant, Allyson Felix, Richard Sherman and others about how they run and train in Nike Free. You’ll also learn about the pivotal moment of inspiration; design philosophy; and how in 2014, Nike revolutionizes the Nike Free franchise with hexagonal flex grooves that deliver multi-directional flexibility, an anatomical shaped heel designed to roll as the athlete’s foot hits the ground and a Nike Flyknit upper that complements the flexibility of the Nike Free platform. The features combine to allow the foot to move more freely in all directions.
In 2014 Nike Free expands upon a decade of discovery, evolution and adaptation of natural motion with eight performance running and training releases for men and women. For an all-access pass into this collection, click here.