360° OF COMFORT The Nike Air Max Tailwind 8 Men's Running Shoe is made with a engineered mesh upper and full-length, segmented Max Air units for lightweight breathability and soft, cushioned comfort. Flywire cables offer an adaptive, dynamic fit, and flex grooves underfoot deliver natural range of motion. Benefits: • Innersleeve construction provides seam-free comfort • Flywire technology locks down the midfoot • Engineered mesh ventilates your forefoot while still supporting your midfoot • Full-length Cushlon midsole offers soft yet responsive impact protection • Air-Sole units surrounded by foam deliver a soft, comfortable ride • Rubber outsole with deep flex grooves for durability and natural range of motion Nike Air Max OriginsNike's revolutionary Air-Sole unit made its way into Nike footwear in the late '70s. In 1987, the Nike Air Max 1 debuted with visible air in its heel, allowing fans more than just the feel of Air-Sole comfort suddenly they could see it. Since then, next-generation Nike Air Max shoes have become a hit with athletes and collectors by offering striking color combinations and reliable, lightweight cushioning.