Who should buy Nike Air Force 1

Nike Air Force 1 07 High LV8 is the ideal high-top shoe with a distinguishable thick sole if you look for a sneaker that can rock any outfit and provide sufficient support and protection.

Nike Air Force 1 07 High LV8 logo

Great support of Nike Air Force 1

Added to the lace-up closure system is a Velcro ankle strap for additional support and a lockdown fit. Overall hold and support are excellent considering the AF1’s basketball shoe heritage.

Nike Air Force 1 07 High LV8 ankle support

Perforations on the toe box of Nike Air Force 1 help to keep the interiors ventilated.

Nike Air Force 1 07 High LV8 front

History of Nike Air Force 1 07 High LV8

Initially released in 1982 is a revolutionary shoe inspired by a hiking cleat and named after the US Presidential plane called the Nike Air Force 1. It was designed by legendary Nike designer Bruce Kilgore as the first basketball shoe to feature the Nike Air sole technology.  

Nike Air Force 1 07 High LV8 sole

Nike signed the "Original Six," composed of six NBA stars such as Moses Malone and Bobby Jones of Philadelphia 76ers, Michael Cooper and Jamaal Wilkes of L.A. Lakers, and Mychal Thompson and Calvin Natt of Portland Trail Blazers for the official launch of the Nike Air Force 1. Each of them was given a pair of the AF1 in the original white/gray colorway to endorse.

Nike Air Force 1 07 High LV8 swoosh

The Air Force One's production was discontinued after only two years, but the demands for the shoe remained high. It came to a point where the distributors had to ask Nike about the possibility of re-issuing the shoes to meet the consumers’ demands. Eventually, in 1986, the Oregon-based sportswear brand acknowledged the idea and the Air Force One became the first shoe to have a retro release.   

Nike Air Force 1 07 High LV8 collar

Facts / Specs

Base model: Nike Air Force 1 07 High
Style: Retro, Sporty
Top: High
Inspired from: Basketball
Collection: Nike Air Force 1, Nike Air, Nike Air Force, Nike Air Force 1 07, Nike Air Force 1 High 07
Closure: Laces, Strap
Material: Leather, Rubber Sole, Cup Sole

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