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Expect this sneaker, with an upper made of all-canvas or a mix of canvas and suede, to supply the support you require to carry-out your board tricks. Adidas offers decent toe room for a more relaxed feel in this sneaker.
The Adidas Matchcourt RX commonly runs true to size. However, the fairer sex can still opt to buy this model by getting a pair that is a full size or 1.5 sizes smaller than their usual choice.
Look stylish while performing exhilarating board tricks with the Matchcourt RX. Its minimalist style pairs well with jeans and shorts, hoodies, and tees.
You can also consider wearing this rendition the next time you run errands or walk around the city. Made with a breathable canvas and equipped with a cushioned molded EVA sock liner, this shoe promises to surround your feet in comfort all day. Thus making this casual/skater shoe a reliable everyday and summer footwear.
Aside from the shoe’s vintage-style silhouette, the Matchcourt RX is also recognized for its grippy vulcanized gum outsole. This provides the shoe precise board feel. To complete its look, the iconic three-striping was also added on the lateral and medial sides.
Skateboarding started in the year 1940s. Interestingly, skate shoes were only created more than a decade after this thrilling sport was invented. However, the absence of proper footwear did not stop those who are passionate about this sport from performing their heart-stopping flips.
During that time, basketball shoes were the shoe-of-choice of skaters. Mark Gonzales, aka “Gonz”, an American pro-skater who was once named “The Most Influential Skateboarder of all Time”, chose Adidas Nizza as his go-to skater shoe. The Nizza was a classic vulcanized canvas court sneaker introduced in the year 1975.
It was only in the 1990s when global brands, Adidas included, joined the technical skate shoe world. Classic silhouettes like the Adidas Stan Smith and the Superstar were re-engineered by the Adidas SB team to meet the demands of the sport. The Nizza, a favorite of skate legend Gonz, was also updated and led to the creation of the Adidas Matchcourt.
Introduced in December 2015, a timeless high-top silhouette was created with a rubber toe cap for added protection and enhanced durability. It also offered improved comfort and grip.
The recent iteration, dubbed as the Adidas Matchcourt RX, however, removed the toe cap and replaced the upper’s forefront with suede for maximum control. Released in April 2017, this shoe, which flaunted a low-rise profile, remains popular for its high performance and fashion-forward style.
- The foxing of the shoe is double-wrapped for increased durability.
- It also includes removable insoles and an extra pair of laces.
- Secure, snug fit can be achieved with the Matchcourt RX’s traditional lace-up closure that includes flat tonal laces.
- “Adidas Matchcourt” callout can be found on the shoe’s heel. Further branding can be seen on its tongue.