Sneaker technology has come a long way in the last decade with the advent of lighter, more breathable materials and advanced cushioning setups. However, that doesn’t mean decade-old models aren’t able to hold up in today’s environment. In fact, there are many sneakers from 2003 which would still provide plenty of performance benefits. From running to basketball to soccer, there’s a handful of models that pushed the technological envelope upon their release and remain suitable choices in 2013. These are 10 Performance Shoes from 10 Years Ago That We Would Still Rock Today.
Riley Jones is a freelance writer from Charlottesville, VA and contributor to Sneaker Report. With an unshakable affinity for basketball and all things ’90s, he can be found on Twitter @rchrstphr.