Who should buy Nike SB Stefan Janoski Max Mid

Nike SB Stefan Janoski Max Mid skateboarding shoes are ideal for:

  • skateboarders looking for style, comfort, and a good board feel
  • people who want a casual shoe that bears style and versatile colors

Nike SB Stefan Janoski Max Mid Logo

The natural range of motion 

The Nike SB Stefan Janoski Max Mid has deep horizontal and vertical flex grooves that allow for a more natural range of motion.

Nike SB Stefan Janoski Max Mid sole flex

Good board feel of the SB Max Mid

The outsole has rubber pods that feature a herringbone pattern to provide an adequate board feel.

Nike SB Stefan Janoski Max Mid herringbone

Comfortable insole

With comfort as its most important offer, the Nike SB Stefan Janoski Max Mid is known for its use of the Air Max on the insole. 

Nike SB Stefan Janoski Max Mid insole

Cupsole

Nike SB Stefan Janoski Max Mid The made a noteworthy switch from vulcanized material to cupsole.

Nike SB Stefan Janoski Max Mid cupsole

TPU paneling

When it comes to looks, the TPU paneling on the toe and heel areas effectively sets the Janoski Max Mid apart from the Max. Its use of the tweed on the upper is also a unique move.

History of the Nike SB Stefan Janoski Max Mid

Nike SB’s line of skateboarding shoes was launched in 2002. So far they partnered with well-known skateboarders like P-Rod, Eric Koston, Lance Mountain, and Stefan Janoski to endorse and produce shoes that make undeniable ripples in the market.

Stefan Janoski, the switch stance king, released his first signature shoe through Nike SB in 2009. It was known as the  Zoom Stefan Janoski, and it became the first shoe from the line to be made with a vulcanized sole instead of the usual cupsole.

Nike SB Stefan Janoski Max Mid material

Nike SB Stefan Janoski Max Mid was released in late 2015. The Janoski Max Mid changed the upper from mesh to tweed. It also had TPU paneling that covers the toe and heel areas, adding an extra layer of water-resistant protection.

Since its release, the Nike SB Stefan Janoski Max Mid has been re-imagined in various colorways. Given such engagement and exuberance, it’s clear that the Janoski Max Mid won’t be phased out any time soon.

Nike SB Stefan Janoski Max Mid laces

Facts / Specs

Base model: Nike SB Stefan Janoski Max
Top: Mid
Inspired from: Skate
Collaboration: Stefan Janoski
Collection: Nike Sb, Nike Sb Stefan Janoski
Colorways: Green / Brown / Black / Blue / Grey
SKUs: 807507001 / 807507004 / 807507006 / 807507007 / 807507206 / 807507414

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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.