Attempting on Nike’s restricted version, self-lacing ‘Again to the Future’ sneakers

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Attempting on Nike’s restricted version, self-lacing ‘Again to the Future’ sneakers

Nike introduced earlier this week that it is going to be releasing a brand new version of the Nike Mags, its self-lacing sneakers impressed by — however solely 89 pairs, which will likely be raffled off (tickets value $10), with proceeds benefiting the Michael J. Fox Basis‘s analysis on Parkinson’s illness.

I received an opportunity to (briefly) strive on a pair of Mags and talk about the know-how with Nike Senior Innovator Tiffany Beers. Though the percentages are that you received’t get to check out these sneakers your self, the know-how is similar one powering Nike’s HyperAdapt sneakers, which will likely be a extensively out there shopper product.

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Beers talked in regards to the lengthy course of of creating self-lacing a actuality — she stated Nike designer Tinker Hatfield first requested her to have a look at the issue in 2005. She additionally defined why this could possibly be greater than only a cool novelty. (Although it’s simply undeniably cool to listen to and really feel the laces tightening round your ft.)

You may study extra in regards to the Nike Mags and join the raffle right here.