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Designed for steady-paced runners and relaxing walks, Nike CruzrOne is designed to provide a comfortable fit. The sneaker is for those who prefer to have a steady and easy-paced workout routine. To allow a natural transition from heel to toe, a snug rounded heel is provided. The midsole is done in all Nike React foam that ensures perfect cushioning for easy movement. It also has a lace closure system that allows an adjustable fit for personal preference.
Nike CruzrOne features a soft wool on the collar and stretchy mesh details on the upper for excellent breathability and easy entry.
Nike CruzrOne is designed by one of the most well-known shoe designers, Tinker Hatfield. It debuts five colorways as it releases, including a bright crimson, coastal blue, wolf grey, classic all-black and pure platinum. The midsole has bubbles/dots over it, which sets the shoe’s vibe sporty.
As the shoe features a minimal design to it, it should be perfect for a casual look if one opts for a laid back and sporty style.
A shoe that caters to people who prefers an easy pace when running or walking, Nike CruzrOne offers just that. With a midsole that is crafted out of Nike React, an excellent comfort is surely provided. A padded fuzzy liner that is done with a soft wool does not only provide an easy slide and an extra layer of support but also gives out unique features to the shoe.
Tinker Hatfield started joining Nike after college in the early 1980s. He has designed quite a lot of iconic silhouettes for Nike. He designed the first kick to have a translucent bubble sole, Nike Air Max 1. He also designed quite a few of Michael Jordan’s annual signature sneakers. It is undeniable that Hatfield has a ton of experience in the industry. He has become one of the most innovative athletic shoe designers of all time. Thus, he continues to design shoes with great grounds, including Nike CruzrOne.
The creation of the Nike CruzrOne was sparked through a conversation with Nike’s co-founder Phil Knight and Hatfield. As Hatfield asked Knight about his daily eight-mile walk to which Knight responded, “ I do not walk. I run, just really slowly." This exchange of conversation has prompted Hatfield to design a shoe for athletic people that changes over time.
Hatfield noticed that the foot moves differently at a slow speed as he looked at the running shoe Knight uses when he runs, or “cruises” as Hatfield addresses it. He finds that there is a greater heel to toe transition. To meet the needs of the slower runners, Nike CruzrOne was created.
- The shoe weighs 286 grams.
- It comes with a removable padded insole.