Ok, so you’ve invested a lot financially, and perhaps even emotionally, in your skate deck and shoes. But what about those socks? Your shits got holes in them, it’s time to get a fresh pair—a pair that’s designed specifically for skaters like you. And yes, such a thing does exist.
Similar to the Elite Basketball socks, Nike has rolled out a collection of Elite Skate socks to give skaters more comfort and support underfoot. After all, during competition, the last thing you want is to be distracted due to discomfort. The Elite Skate Crew socks are constructed from Dri-FIT material to wick away moisture so you can hit your tricks without worrying about slippage. They feature additional padding in key areas, including the forefoot and heel, to help absorb shock on impact and reduce foot fatigue. Compression material in the midfoot provides proper arch support, holding the foot in place as you rip up the half pipe.
The socks come in a crew cut style that can be rocked with shorts or pants. Skaters looking for a higher cut can opt for the Nike Stripes Skate socks. Along with the Squadron Blue colorway above, the Elite Skate socks are available in a White/Poison Green version. Available in a 3-pack at Finish Line.