Verdict from 5 user reviews

5 reasons to buy

  • Lightweight: A couple of reviewers unexpectedly find the weight of the Nike SB Adversary not heavy.
  • Comfortable: Some customers mention that this skate shoe from Nike feels good on the feet.
  • Versatile: According to at least one buyer, the SB Adversary is suitable for many casual occasions.
  • Durable: One user praises the sneaker because it is long-lasting.
  • Attractive: Many purchasers commend the overall look of these Nike kicks.

2 reasons not to buy

  • Restrictive: Few wearers notice that the toe box of the Nike SB Adversary feels tight.
  • Different shade: A couple of buyers are upset because they expect that the suede part is white only to find that it is not.

Bottom line

Kick and flip with the Nike SB Adversary. This tennis-inspired skate shoe is ready for a 24/7 skate session. Do tricks comfortably and confidently because the materials are of high quality. Look good while skating in the skate park or strolling around the city since the SB Adversary can accompany you in different casual events.

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Nike SB Adversary: Skating with a tennis-inspired style

Serving the modern-day skate purposes with style, Nike SB releases the SB Adversary. It got its design from the 1982 Nike Adversary, a lightweight tennis shoe conceptualized by the AF 1.

Colorways of the SB Adversary

The Nike SB Adversary is built with a breathable mesh upper with suede overlays and is dressed in four colorways.

  • White/pine green - Of the four colorways, this standout the most. It nods to another silhouette, the Killshot.
  • Midnight navy/university red - This colorway gives off the vibes of the Olympic Games.
  • White/black - A straightforward and clean silhouette.
  • White/photo blue - The style got its inspiration from the SB Dunk Low “Mulder” from the “Colors By” series.


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