The latest minimalist creation from Nike arrives today in the form of the Nike Free Hyperfeel. The latest use of the brand’s Flyknit technology is designed to act as an extension of the human body by delivering a truly natural and flexible feel. Originally previewed back in July during Nike’s Innovation Summit, the Hyperfeel makes use of many of the Swoosh’s high performance technologies, yet only applies materials where necessary, resulting in a
The Free Hyperfeel features an elastic, compressive one-piece Flyknit upper which is enhanced with strategically placed supportive Flywire cables designed to mimic the ligaments in a human foot. A minimal, 0.7 mm waffle outsole inspired by Free technology caps off this lightweight runner, while an insole loaded with Lunarlon has been inserted for a soft and springy ride. The Free Hyperfeel weighs in at 6.4 oz and is now available from Nike for $175. A trail-equipped version, the Free Hyperfeel Run Trail, makes use of similar technologies and also hits retailers today. Both models were chosen as two of The Best Performance Sneakers to Look Forward to This September.