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The History of Nike Foamposites One & Pro

The Nike Foamposites line debuted in 1997 in two versions – the Nike Air Foamposite One and the Nike Air Foamposite Pro.

To many sneakers enthusiast,they are willing to wait  for hours just to get their hands on a pair when releasing  at first time . In honor of these great sneakers, Nike Foamposite sneaker was a revolutionary design that sneaker designers and manufacturers thought would be impossible to create.we are talking  about the history as below  :

Here is the list for the Nike Foamposite:

Nike Air Foamposite One “Royal Blue” 1997, 2011
Nike Air Foamposite Pro “Voltage” 1997
Nike Air Foamposite Pro “Pearl” 1997, 2002, 2009, 2010
Nike Air Foamposite One “Stealth” 2007, 2012
Nike Air Foamposite One “Cough Drop” 1997, 2010
Nike Air Foamposite One “Dark Army” 2008
Nike Air Foamposite One “Eggplant” 2009, 2010
Nike Air Foamposite One “Copper” 2010
Nike Air Foamposite Pro “Electric Green” 2011
Nike Air Foamposite One “Pewter” 2011
Nike Air Foamposite One “Electric Green” 2011
NIke Air Foamposite Pro “Gym Green” 2012
Nike Air Foamposite Pro “Bright Crimson” 2012
NIke Air Foamposite One “Metaliic Red” 2012
Nike Air Foamposite One “Galaxy” 2012
Nike Air Foamposite One “Paranonorman” 2012
Nike Air Foamposite One “Fighter Jet” 2013
Nike Air Foamposite One “Phoenix Suns” 2013
Nike Air Foamposite One “All-White”  2013


Nike Sportswear appears to be trying to keep the tropical summertime vibes alive into early fall with the September drop of the “Island Green” Air Foamposite Pro. Originally reported to be releasing in July, the aqua Foam colorway with black accents and metallic silver Swooshes now has a confirmed launch date for September 9th. If you missed out on the Retro blue colorway back in 2011 or just need to re-up with this similar look for 2017, paddle on in to select retailers on September 9th to pick up the “Island Green” Foamposite Pro


In 1996 ,It is  belongs to the  Michael Jordan  year, but for the shoes, Air Jordan 11 limelight has been Air Foamposite One was taken away.


This original Nike Air Penny III (3) from 1998 is one of them. The Air Penny III consists of the traditional Orlando Magic colors of white, blue and black. However, this isn’t any ordinary original Air Penny III, these sneakers were never released to the public making it an instant collector’s item and a must have for any fan of the series. This size 9 sample is now available on the ‘Bay and is in new without box showing little signs of wear, but some aging because it is over 10 years old.

For the cushioning ,They were very snug which I loved , it is fairly stiff and the forefoot cushion felt hard and nearly nonexistent.


Following the success of the “Galaxy” Foamposites, the “Fighter Jets” brought a graphic upper back to the synthetic silo. The shoe sold well, offering camouflage print and a clear outsole.


For the Total Foamposite Max,  The Metallic Silver colorway was one of the originals from when the Total Air Foamposite Max debuted back in 1998.It is a street/trail hybrid shoe which combined a Foamposite upper with a Max Air outsole. Of course that wasn’t the first sneaker to feature both Foam and Max; that title goes to one of  Tim Duncan’s signature shoes – the Nike Total Air Foamposite Max.


Nike Air Foamposite One PRM “Copper”  a return to an OG colorway, as the penny-like hue skips out on the gold sheen of the former 2008 model, but there’s a familiarity with this pair thanks to the groundwork laid by the infamous “Copper” Foamposites. The Flightposite has never reached the popularity of the Foams, but still holds a special place in the hearts of Nike Basketball stans who grew up watching Alan Houston rock the head-turning silhouette.

The protection and support of Foam material are naturally excellent, but as time goes on, the gap between air permeability and weight and the leather uppers are not good after two year ago. Air Signature became bad  in the next two years, while Air Foamposite 3 and Air Platinumposite were attracted by  old fans.

Nike released the Nike Air Signature Player as a team-based model. It was in fact a popular team shoe and was worn by a small handful of NBA players like Paul Pierce, Shareef Abdur-Rahim, Juwan Howard, and Kenny Anderson, but the Air Signature Player was sort of an attempt to bring Foam to a broader audience with the lower-in-comparison $130 price-point. Visually, the shoe was a stunner, with great attention to detail shown on the outsole as well as the distinct upper mold.

Dressed in all-white, the Nike Air Foamposite One veered away from the graphic prints and bright tones the shoe has been recently associated with. Such styling proved successful, as these sold very fast.

Following the success of the “Galaxy” Foamposites, the “Fighter Jets” brought a graphic upper back to the synthetic silo. The shoe sold well, offering camouflage print and a clear outsole.


Back in black, the “Stealth” Foamposites challenged Air Jordan retros for sales during the 2012 holiday season. This colorway was similar to the 2007 version, swapping the solid sole for a translucent smoke finish.


Overall ,In the almost 20 (!!) years since, we’ve seen Posite used on everything from trainers, to boots, to clogs. The technology often hasn’t produced the best performance results, but Nike has stuck with it regardless, tweaked it, thrown graphics on it, and tried again.