Who should buy the Nike SB Air Zoom Blazer Low GT

This skate-inspired Nike SB Air Zoom Blazer Low GT could be a great match for you if:

  • You are looking for a budget-friendly shoe that provides a great board feel without hurting the feet.
  • You want a comfortable shoe that is great not only for skateboarding use but also for casual use.

Nike SB Blazer Low GT Logo

Style of the Nike SB Air Zoom Blazer Low GT 

The Nike SB Air Zoom Blazer Low GT is a low-top skate shoe that features a classic silhouette with a suede and leather upper. On and off the skate court, it looks great when worn with any casual pants, jeans, or shorts.

Nike SB Blazer Low GT Upper material

Notable Features

The Nike SB Air Zoom Blazer Low GT features special removable Velcro heel Nike patches and a removable insole with built-in Nike Zoom unit in the heel.

Nike SB Blazer Low GT Collar

The tongue label includes the “Grant Taylor” name and there are star-shaped vent perforations below the Swoosh that allow ventilation. The tongue also features a thin elastic strap and an added lace loop in the middle.

Nike SB Blazer Low GT Midsole

History of the Nike SB Air Zoom Blazer Low GT

The Nike Blazer was first released as a basketball shoe in 1972 and worn by basketball superstar George “The Ice Man” Gervin. It has become widely popular that even skateboarders considered it a must-have shoe during the ‘80s skateboard craze.

Nike SB Blazer Low GT Insole

In 2002, Nike SB was launched as one of the sub-brands of Nike. It was the brand’s second attempt to get into the skateboarding scene which eventually turned into a success. Then formed was the Nike SB Team, which is comprised of professional skateboarders.

Nike SB Blazer Low GT Outsole

One of the Nike SB Team members is Grant Taylor, a professional American skateboarder and a son of former professional skateboarder Thomas Taylor. He began skateboarding at the age of six and started joining competitive skateboarding amateur contests in the early 2000s. 

Nike SB Blazer Low GT Heel

In 2005, the Nike Blazer was re-released in a skate shoe version under the Nike SB sub-brand and named the Nike SB Blazer. It was based on the original Blazer, but with additional features such as the padded collar and Zoom Air insoles.

Nike SB Blazer Low GT Lacing system

In 2014, Grant Taylor finally got his signature model from the Nike SB -  the Nike SB Air Zoom Blazer Low GT (GT means Grant Taylor). It was a hybrid between two of Taylor’s favorite Nike models, the Blazer Low and the Bruin.

Nike SB Blazer Low GT Tongue

Facts / Specs

Style: Sporty, Minimalist
Top: Low
Inspired from: Skate
Collaboration: Grant Taylor
Collection: Nike Blazer, Nike Sb Blazer, Nike Sb, Nike Zoom Air, Nike Sb Blazer Low
Closure: Laces
Material: Leather, Suede, Rubber Sole

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