Who should buy Jordan Trunner LX High NRG

High-top Jordans Trunner is a great choice for Jordan fans that are looking for:

  • kicks that offer adequate ankle support and cushioning, secure lockdown, and customizable fit easy to pair for an athleisure-inspired ensemble
  • former off-court training shoes with fashion-forward aesthetics that exudes a tech-inspired look

Jordan Trunner LX High NRG logo

Futuristic appeal

The kick’s unconventional use of different materials combined with its unique colorway greatly contributes to its overall unique aesthetic. On top of these the three-piece textured straps, double loop heel tab, midsole design, and zipper system provide a futuristic appeal.

Jordan Trunner LX High NRG zipper

Easy entry

Pull-tabs are also placed on the tongue for easier entry.

Jordan Trunner LX High NRG pull tabs

Materials of High NRG

The shoes upper is crafted from a mixture of mesh, synthetic, neoprene with leather accents. All these sit atop a Phylon midsole with a forefoot Zoom Air unit and encapsulated Air unit at the heel.

Jordan Trunner LX High NRG heel

History of Jordan Trunner LX High NRG

Initially released in 2000, the Jordan Trunner LX was one of the first off-court training shoes by the Jordan Brand. The kick took cues from the brand's past releases with recognizable design elements such as the braided upper that mimicked the Air Jordan 15's.

Jordan Trunner LX High NRG sole

The introduction of the Jordan Trunner LX marked the branching out of the brand from the hoops world into the general athletic category to cater to all types of athletes. The kick was, however, recalled due to issues with the material used in the heel part of the shoe that would pop out and pose to be dangerous to wearers.

Jordan Trunner LX High NRG full picture

Years after Jordan reintroduced the Trunner LX along with a high-top version called the Jordan Trunner LX High. The high-top iteration, in particular, received all kinds of responses, some were in favor, but most were against. Despite the mixed reactions, Jordan decided to do an exclusive colorway release in Japan called the ‘NRG.'

Jordan Trunner LX High NRG details

This particular colorway of black, white, grey, gold, and royal and light blue eventually became available to the rest of the world but still in limited numbers.

Facts / Specs

Base model: Jordan Trunner LX High
Top: High
Inspired from: Training
Collection: Jordan Trunner Lx
Colorways: Black
SKUs: AJ3885010

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Danny McLoughlin
Danny McLoughlin

Danny is a sports nut with a particular interest in football and running. He loves to watch sports as much as he loves to play. Danny was lead researcher on RunRepeat and The PFA’s report into Racial Bias in Football Commentary. His football and running research has been featured in The Guardian, BBC, New York Times and Washington Post.