Who should buy Nike SB Air Max Bruin Vapor

Nike SB Air Max Bruin Vapor is an ideal choice for people that look for:

  • sporty and casual style, perfect for the gym, skating, and cruising the town
  • clean silhouette sneaker with enhanced functionality

Nike SB Air Max Bruin Vapor laces

Breathability and light feeling of Nike SB Air Max Bruin

These laser-cut perforations improve breathability, making this shoe a suitable pair for warm days. Its Ortholite cushioning contributes to the overall lightness and eliminates odor formation.

Nike SB Air Max Bruin Vapor midsole

Maximum protection of Nike SB Air Max Bruin

Another striking feature is the presence of the visible Air-Sole unit. This Air Max tech provides superb impact protection during recurring landings.

Nike SB Air Max Bruin Vapor collar

Stability and great board feel of Nike SB Air Max Bruin

The slim profile of the Nike SB Air Max Bruin Vapor allows the users to have a better board feel by sitting lower to the ground. It has a herringbone-pattern rubber outsole which provides a stable and consistent grip.

Nike SB Air Max Bruin Vapor herringbone

Durability and support of Nike SB Air Max Bruin

The leather overlay on the heel adds grip and durability. This kick's toe has double-stitched details for durability. The Phylon injected unit in the midsole with a visible Air Max unit delivers superb cushioning and support. It also reduces the overall weight of the shoe.

Nike SB Air Max Bruin Vapor front

History of Nike SB Air Max Bruin Vapor

Nike unveiled the Bruin in 1972 as a basketball shoe. It features a simple design with a white suede upper, autoclaved outsole, and the iconic red Swoosh. The popularity of the Bruin was also said to be the birth of Basketball popularity.

Nike SB Air Max Bruin Vapor cushioning

The Bruin was also seen worn by Michale J Fox in the Back to the Future movie. This move only immortalized Bruin’s popularity. Several years after, the NikeLab and the Nike SB released their own versions of the Bruin.

The Bruin model has become the favorite skateboarding shoe worldwide. Nike further modernized it by inserting the Air Max cushioning. The Air-Sole unit was first used in Nike footwear in 1978. It was the 1987 Air Max shoe that first introduced the visible Air-Sole unit in the market.

Nike SB Air Max Bruin Vapor midsoles

The Nike SB Air Max Bruin Vapor offers a low-cut sneaker with a premium upper and flexible rubber outsole. The visible Air-Sole unit acts as the superb shock absorbing during repetitive landings while skating.

Facts / Specs

Top: Low
Inspired from: Skate
Collection: Nike Sb
Colorways: Grey / Black / Blue / Yellow / Red / White / Purple
SKUs: 882097081 / 882097100 / 882097201 / 882097610 / 882097614 / AA4257004 / AA4257010 / AA4257200 / AA4257600 / AA4257700

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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.