Nike Air Max 97 Ultra ’17 Premium Men’s Shoes Review

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Editor's Verdict

The Air Max 97 Ultra ’17 Premium Men’s Shoe was among the iconic models which Nike could come up with. Since its development, the brand has maintained it in the same aesthetically pleasing look making use of synthetic material for its upper which has contributed to the retention of the quality reflective of Air Max. Its upper is flexible and soft. The upper also features a reflective synthetic type of material. Through adjusting air amount and sole retooling in the cushioning unit of the shoe’s sole, most of the weight has been slashed down. Lovers of sneakers and especially athletes are now impressed by the shoe and its degree of flexibility, ease, and comfort. The model is now available in almost all stores for retail.

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Introducing Nike Air Max 97 Ultra ’17 Premium Men’s Shoe

 

Nike Air Max 97 Ultra ’17 Premium Mens shoesAir Max 97 Ultra by Nike is a streamlined version of the Air Max iconic silhouette. Its upper features vent square in shape where the famous 97’s bullet train stripes were normally placed. The vents are together held by woven material just like other silhouettes feature. The remaining upper part of the shoe is made of tonal premium white leather which is placed above the full-length silver Max unit outsole sole and mid-sole is white as well.

 

History of Nike Air Max 97 Ultra ’17 Premium

The Air-sole unit by Nike revolutionary was introduced in 1978. The first Nike Air Max shoe was then discovered in the year 1987 with visible air featured in the shoe’s heel allowing its users to feel the comfort of Air-Sole which is also visible to them. Two years following Nike Air Max 95 introduction with visible air on the forefront, Air Max 97 was introduced too with a full-length unit. The shoe shocks the world with the anticipated design.

Before the introduction of Air Max 97 in 1997, the two years back had seen the introduction of 95 which had dominated the basketball sneaker market from its features. The Nike Air Max 97 always has had anniversaries before celebrating the launching of new products. The 20th anniversary was accompanied by the launching of a new shoe which incorporates styles of the 90’s. however, the shoe received both inceptions of like and hate. Before it was Air Max 96 which was incredible though its predecessor out did it. The 95 Air Max version hindered Air Max 96 from selling but when Air ax 97 was launched with its silver gleam, the 96 became a footnote. The 96 was now sandwiched between 95 and 97 which was a great hindrance.

Features and benefits of Nike Air Max 97 Ultra ’17 Premium

 

  • Cushioning – Nike Air Max 97 Ultra ’17 Premium is injected with IP foam at the midsole for premium lightweight cushioning. The shoe as well features many units of Air-sole for responsive cushioning.
  • Traction – The outsole is made of rubber for durable traction. The shoe features sleek lines which give it that chunky silhouette looks with a reflective upper. The shoes’ inspiration leads its traction. Just like drops of water puddle down the stripes of mountain bike, so does the shoe. Its first designs had hidden laces which completed the sleek lines. The Japanese bullet train also contributed to the shoe’s design ensuring its traction is as strong for durability.
  • Sizing and fit – The shoe is wide enough to accommodate any feet size at comfort and especially when it is puffed-up late in the day favoring the wide footed persons. Its synthetic upper hinders water and dirt from getting in easily.
  • Material – Made of premium synthetic, knit and mesh on the upper side so as to ensure lightweight and comfort. Air Max 97 Ultra by Nike is a streamlined version of the Air Max iconic silhouette. Its upper features vent square in shape where the famous 97’s bullet train stripes were normally placed. The vents are together held by woven material just like other silhouettes feature. The remaining upper part of the shoe is made of tonal premium white leather which is placed above the full-length silver Max unit Its outsole and mid-sole is white as well.
  • Colorways – The shoes’ colorways are an inspiration of mountain bikes. The Japanese bullet train as well pushed the shoes’ design. the metallic finishes featured on mountain bikes were the greatest source of inspiration. The shoe’s silver mesh was from the titanium metal grills and silver aluminum finishes.
  • Ventilation – Its upper features vent square in shape where the famous 97’s bullet train stripes were normally placed. The vents are together held by woven material just like other silhouettes feature.
  • Support and stability – The shoes’ midsole are well balanced and very stable with the forefront and outsole by adjusting air amount and sole retooling in the cushioning unit of the sole of the shoe, most of the weight has been slashed down. Lovers of sneakers and especially athletes are now impressed by the shoe and its degree of flexibility, ease, and comfort

Pros

  • The shoe is well-padded offering its users ease at the foot angles.
  • Nike Air Max 97 Ultra ’17 compared to other earlier versions is more comfortable on the feet and especially the forefoot.
  • Its upper is flexible and soft. The upper also features a reflective synthetic type of material.
  • The shoe is both aesthetically pleasing and also too functional.
  • The shoe is wide enough to accommodate any feet size at comfort and especially when it is puffed-up late in the day favoring the wide footed persons. Its synthetic upper hinders water and dirt from getting in easily.

Cons

  • The sneaker can result in blisters once it gets rubbed on the ankles.
  • Compared to the first Air Max 97 version, it’s cheaper which might displease some users.

 

Verdict

The Air Max 97 Ultra ’17 Premium Men’s Shoe was among the iconic models which Nike could come up with. Since its development, the brand has maintained it in the same aesthetically pleasing look making use of synthetic material for its upper which has contributed to the retention of the quality reflective of Air Max. Its upper is flexible and soft. The upper also features a reflective synthetic type of material. Through adjusting air amount and sole retooling in the cushioning unit of the shoe’s sole, most of the weight has been slashed down. Lovers of sneakers and especially athletes are now impressed by the shoe and its degree of flexibility, ease, and comfort. The model is now available in almost all stores for retail.


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