The sixth release of Trout’s signature cleat had some big shoes to fill. However, the Nike Force Air Trout 6 Pro did just that. The synthetic upper of the cleat brings support and durability, especially with its midfoot strap feature. It also locks down the foot creating stability for the wearer. For added durability, a synthetic toe cap is added. A central lacing system serves as a fit customization tool.
Some elements incorporated into the upper pay homage to the star athlete. An arrowhead element in the strap takes inspiration from Mike Trout’s love of hunting. The coordinates to his hometown are also printed on the midsole.
An Air sole unit found in the heel absorbs impact, effectively cushioning the foot and minimizing pressure.
The TPU outsole holds a total of eleven metal studs. Seven are found in the forefoot and three in the heel. This configuration ensures traction and stability in the diamond.
A traditional lacing system paired with a strap that runs across the midfoot area serves as the closure system of the Nike Force Air Trout 6 Pro. The lacing system allows the player to customize the shoe’s fit. The strap in the midfoot area, on the other hand, doubles down on support.
The upper of the Nike Force Air Trout 6 Pro is created from a synthetic material with molded details. The upper setup delivers durability and support. A strap found in the midfoot reinforces this, creating a more secure fit. A synthetic toe cap also adds to the cleat’s durability.
As this is a Mike Trout cleat, it is inevitable that elements connecting to the pro baseballer are added to the cleat’s design. The arrowhead, for one, found in the boot’s strap represents the athlete’s love for hunting. In addition to this, the coordinates found the cleat’s midsole points to Trout’s hometown.
For the shoe’s cushioning, a Nike Air sole unit is installed in the heel area. This element reduces impact while maintaining a lightweight feel.
The outsole of this Nike baseball cleat is constructed from a TPU material with angular metal spikes. There are a total of nine cleats in the area. There are six embedded in the forefoot and three placed in the heel area. This configuration creates traction and stability for the player.
The Nike Force Air Trout 6 Pro is available in several colorways including:
- White/ Pure Platinum/ White
- University Red/ White/ Gym Red/ University Red
- Black/ White/ Anthracite/ Black