Who should buy the Adidas Crazylight Boost 2018

After one full year of Crazylight absence, Adidas once again produces an offer that continues the one-of-a-kind legacy of the famed series. The Adidas Crazylight Boost 2018 improves on the identified shortcomings of the 2016. It now provides better containment and motion support. It retains the previous models’ superb traction and cushioning.

You'd want to have this model if:

  • You're a Crazylight follower, and are happy for this return of this model.
  • You're looking for a sturdy pair for both indoor and outdoor games.

Adidas Crazylight Boost 2018 logo

Adidas' midsole structure for Crazylight Boost 2018

The Adidas Crazylight Boost 2018 features full-length Boost in the midsole. The cushion is caged at the lateral forefoot, giving the area a more pronounced court feel. The cage-free heel provides much needed impact protection.

Adidas Crazylight Boost 2018 midsole

Strong outsole setup of Adidas Crazylight Boost 2018

The outsole of the Crazylight Boost 2018 is made of a thick rubber compound. It features a unique multidirectional pattern that resembles peacock feathers. The grooves are thick enough to withstand the pressures of both indoor and outdoor courts.

Adidas Crazylight Boost 2018 outsole

Sturdy secure lockdown system

The Adidas Crazylight Boost 2018 has a number of features that help keep the foot in place during aggressive movements. It has an effective lacing system and a sturdy external heel counter that is made of TPU.

Adidas Crazylight Boost 2018 laces

It also has a midfoot shank and arch support that help maintain the wearer’s in-motion stability. The lateral forefoot is caged so that the cushioning system can provide the necessary amount of court feel for linear and side-to-side movements.

Adidas Crazylight Boost 2018 lockdown

Crazylight Boost 2018's solid construction

The upper of the 2018 version of the Adidas Crazylight is made of textile to ensure breathability and flexibility. It has fuse overlays on high-wear spots like the toe box and those that surround the lace loops.

Adidas Crazylight Boost 2018 upper

Its Achilles pillow is generously lined with foam so that it’s able to provide reliable next-to-skin comfort and support.

Adidas Crazylight Boost 2018 heel foam

Adidas Crazylight Boost 2018's style

The Crazylight 2018 is a low-top that sports a largely monochromatic appearance. Providing aesthetic color contrasts are the iconic Three Stripes on the rear lateral side and the lace loops.

Adidas Crazylight Boost 2018 heel

 The Adidas logo on the top of the tongue is also of a contrasting hue.

Adidas Crazylight Boost 2018 collar

Facts / Specs

Top: Low
Lockdown: Lace-Up
Collection: Adidas Crazylight Boost
Colorways: Black / White / Blue / Red / Pink
SKUs: AC7431 / AC8365 / B43799 / BB7157 / D97366 / D97379 / DB1068 / DB1069 / DB1071 / DB1072

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Dimitrije Curcic
Dimitrije Curcic

Dimitrije Curcic has been playing basketball for over 22 years. Like Manu Ginobili, he’s a left-hander whose moves led him to a better career-shooting percentage than the Argentine himself. After playing professionally for 10 years, Dimitrije moved to coaching for two seasons before he became a basketball statistician for StatScore, and FanSided contributor for the San Antonio Spurs. Dimitrije loves to tell hoop stories through numbers and graphics and has been featured on Fansided, FiveThirtyEight, Eurohoops, and TalkBasket among the others.