Verdict from +100 user reviews

9 reasons to buy

  • The topnotch suede upper of the Nike SB Bruin Hyperfeel was commended by many users.
  • Available in the market at an affordable price.
  • This pair generally runs true to size.
  • Most of the users felt the stable and firm cushioning of the Nike SB Bruin Hyperfeel.
  • This pair exhibits an exceptional board feel, noted most users.
  • Many users said that this sneaker has enough protection from impact.
  • Several thrashers observed the lowered, yet well-cushioned heel counter that allows maximum range of motion.
  • It is offered in the market in multiple colorways.
  • The slim shape of this sneaker was applauded by many skateboarding enthusiasts.

3 reasons not to buy

  • Some users complained about the uncomfortable arch support.
  • The Nike SB Bruin Hyperfeel has a poor ventilation, said a few critics.
  • The durability of the outsole is not exceptional, observed by some.

Bottom line

The Nike SB Bruin Hyperfeel exhibits an enhanced skating performance thanks to the Hyperfeel technology. The well-blended combination of superb fit, effective cushioning, and flexible outsole make the Nike SB Bruin Hyperfeel an outstanding pair to skate on.

This shoe definitely has a precise board feel that the Swoosh unashamedly brags about. Nike just formulated a cutting-edge skate shoe and it’s worth trying and buying. Moreover, the looks and style of the shoe make it doubly hard to resist.

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Good to know

The Nike SB Bruin Hyperfeel gives its wearers optimum board feel and supreme cushioning through the drop-in insole. It also has a secured internal gusset which allows the users of the SB Bruin Hyperfeel to have a total control while skating. It has a lockdown lace-up closure system and mostly runs true to size. The Nike SB Bruin Hyperfeel is available in medium width and exclusively offered in men’s sizes from 4 to 14 US.

The Nike SB Bruin Hyperfeel still carries the iconic details of the classic SB Bruin model which gives the wearers nostalgic feel in a modern comfortable shoe. It is made of suede upper and TPU skin upper which are very durable. It has the iconic Nike Swoosh and Nike lettering on the heel tab.  The stylish low-profile design of the Bruin Hyperfeel makes it a suitable pair for casual days. Pair this with any jeans or short with your favorite shirt or polo while strolling or gliding through the streets as anything is possible with this trendy pair.

The classic outline of the Nike SB Bruin Hyperfeel gives this pair a striking appeal to many buyers. The simple profile gives a laid-back feel with a little dash of lush because of the suede upper. The iconic white Nike Swoosh on the side further gives a classic touch to this pair which is loved by most buyers who are into the throwback styles.

It is a common occurrence for a sneaker silhouette to undergo a crossover from one sport to another. In 1972, Nike Bruin was first released as a basketball silhouette. Not long after, it has undergone several revamps and became interchangeable between the court and the skate parks, and later on tagged under the Nike SB.

The iconic Nike Bruin first became popular as it was worn by one of the stars in the classic film “Back to the Future”.  The simple silhouette, full grain white leather upper, integrated zoom air units, autoclaved outsole and the Nike Swoosh in cobalt red helped this pair turn into an instant hit.

This iconic pair was re-launched as the NikeLab Bruin Leather and the Nike SB Bruin. The Bruin Leather bears the exact profile of the original except for the cupsole. The Swoosh was able to release various adaptations of the Bruin Leather using diverse materials and colorways.

In 2016, the Nike SB Bruin Hyperfeel was released carrying the same profile of the classic Bruin. It bears the Hyperfeel Technology that can also be seen in the Nike SB Eric Koston 3. This Hyperfeel Technology is incorporated in the sole to deliver flexibility, better board feel and high impact protection.

  • The outsole demonstrates superior grip and flexibility with thin-web pattern. The sidewall of the shoe has a textured pattern for more control on flicks.
  • The sockliner is specially designed with the outsole for a more stable ride and superb board feel.
  • The Bruin Hyperfeel has powerful lockdown and control due to secured internal reinforcement.
  • The upper is made of various materials depending on the color.
  • The lace-up closure system provides a secure fit.
  • The outsole has modified herringbone pattern for optimum multi directional grip.
Danny McLoughlin
Danny McLoughlin

Danny McLoughlin is a researcher for RunRepeat covering football, sneakers and running. After graduating with a degree in computer science from The University of Strathclyde, Danny makes sure never to miss a game of his beloved Glasgow Rangers or the Scotland national football team. He has been featured in prestigious publications such as The Washington Post, The Irish Times, Footwear News and the like.