If you’re reading this and as excited by the news as I am…it probably has something to do with the fact that you missed out on the Nike Epic React Flyknit’s original launch. Initially releasing in both College Navy/Racer Blue and White/Racer Blue-Pink Blast respectively,
Nike’s newest runner, the Epic React Flyknit debuted to much fanfare in January upon its release in February. And since then, the runner has sold out on a couple occasions in its leading colorways and the Swoosh has a bevy of colorways on the horizon. Equipped with
Nike’s all-new React Epic Flyknit runner’s whole premise and design was built on the needs of the runner. With a spring-like bounce and cushion-comfy stride in tow; the silhouette ushers in a new era for Nike Running. And while the official launch is slated for February
Tuesday, Nike unveiled the new Epic React Flyknit runner and the obvious notion and question is that this is a response to the Boost technology from their counterpart and will it be a Boost killer. Well, just wait for the feature length article for that.
You might have came across a post yesterday and subsequent tweet (below) with Nike posting a cryptic image to the Nike app. Not long thereafter images surfaced of a brand new Nike React silhouette, we now know is the Nike Epic React Flyknit runner. Armed
“At first, the whole process was one of those back-to-basics type of things. But then we took what we’d learned and applied it through computational design scripts. That’s when things really started clicking,” – Darryl Matthews, Footwear Design Lead for NSW Innovation When Nike introduced the Epic
When Nike unveiled their newest runner earlier in the week; the Nike Epic React Flyknit, the immediate question and talking point was: “is this Nike’s response to Adidas’ Boost technology? Can this me the Boost ‘killer’?” While the latter remains to be seen, the first notion