NIKE baseball unveils NIKE vapor collection
 
NIKE baseball unveils NIKE vapor collection NIKE baseball unveils NIKE vapor collection
jun 20, 2014

NIKE baseball unveils NIKE vapor collection


NIKE vapor collection 

 

 

 

NIKE baseball has just unveiled its vapor collection: ultra-light, ultra-fast equipment engineered to accelerate baseball athletes  to the next level. the stand out product from the collection is the NIKE lunar vapor trout, the first signature cleat for the los angeles angels outfielder mike trout.

 

NIKE vapor represents supernatural speed and the product attributes required to attain it, with lightweight support and lockdown fit. in baseball, speed is the difference between being safe or out, and winning or losing. by enabling athletes to be faster, the NIKE vapor collection shrinks the field and helps push the game of baseball to new levels. highlighting the collection, the innovative NIKE lunar vapor trout is built with ultra-light cushioning and designed for speed.

 

 

 

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in addition to the NIKE lunar vapor trout, the vapor collection also includes the NIKE pro combat hyperstrong slider tight, the NIKE pro combat hyperwarm player’s sleeve, the NIKE tru vapor fitted cap, the NIKE elite vapor crew and the NIKE vapor elite pro batting glove. athlete inspired and validated, this collection fuses the heritage of baseball with innovative technologies that advance the game.

 

 

 

 

 

 

NIKE lunar vapor trout
the NIKE lunar vapor trout redefines the balance of speed and power in baseball and embodies the future direction of the game. informed by trout’s own insights, the NIKE lunar vapor trout is designed for the directional speed needed to steal more bases, get to more balls in the outfield, and get out of the batters box quickly. equipped with a durable, lightweight NIKE lunarlon foam midsole for comfort, the cleat features a split pebax speed plate for ultra-responsive movement across the field. the midsole also informs a lively aesthetic that captures the spirit of trout’s game and NIKE vapor technology – sleek, modern, athletic, and extremely fast.

 

 

 

 

 

 

‘the biggest challenge for us was balancing the performance characteristics of the shoe. just as mike does with speed and power, we had to strike the perfect balance between lightweight and comfort, and i think we achieved that with the NIKE lunar vapor trout.’ – matthew pauk, NIKE baseball designer.

 

 

 

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NIKE lunar vapor trout

 

 

 

NIKE flywire technology and a four-way stretch mesh inner sleeve provide a dynamic fit, locking the foot firmly over the plate when needed most. the lunar vapor trout provides one of the fastest ballplayers in the game with a lightweight mid that offers the ultimate in comfort and support.

 

 

 

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design features of the NIKE lunar vapor trout

 

 

 

 

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NIKE lunar vapor trout upper

 

 

 

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NIKE lunar vapor trout – tongue detail

 

 

 

 

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NIKE lunar vapor trout – heel detail

 

 

 

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NIKE lunar vapor trout – sole

 

 

 

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NIKE lunar vapor trout – various colorways

 

 

 

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NIKE lunar vapor trout – special edition trout colorway

 

 

 

 

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NIKE vapor collection

 

 

 

 

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mike trout wearing the NIKE vapor collection

 

 

 

 

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NIKE pro combat hyperstrong slider tight

 

 

 

NIKE pro combat hyperstrong slider tight
the ¾ length NIKE pro combat hyperstrong slider tight incorporates zoned mesh for comfort as well as silver sliding panels to reduce friction on every slide. NIKE detech foam over the knee offers lightweight, flexible protection with a secure, lockdown fit.

 

 

 

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NIKE pro combat hyperstrong slider tight – knee pad detail

 

 

 

 

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the NIKE vapor elite baseball vapor sleeve

 

 

 

NIKE pro combat hyperwarm player’s sleeve
with a seamless knit design, the NIKE vapor elite baseball vapor sleeve is designed for comfort and zoned thermal compression over the elbows, biceps, and triceps.

 

 

 

 

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NIKE vapor elite pro batting glove
the vapor elite batting glove offers optimal feel and a close connection to the bat through a one-piece textured leather palm. the full mesh back is perforated for a lighter feel and freedom of movement.  ultra-lightweight hyperfuse technology provides support where you need it.

 

 

 

 

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NIKE vapor elite pro batting glove

 

 

 

 

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NIKE vapor elite baseball crew

 

 

 

NIKE vapor elite baseball crew
the NIKE vapor elite baseball vapor crew provides ankle cushioning designed to fit perfectly with baseball cleats. the first-ever NIKE baseball sock is made with dri-fit fabric and features a combination of zoned cushioning and dynamic arch support for lasting comfort.

 

 

 

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NIKE true vapor fitted cap

 

 

 

NIKE true vapor fitted cap
NIKE’s revolutionary baseball cap features vapor bill construction and laser- perforated details. the vapor bill construction is designed to reduce weight, improve moisture management and relieve pressure against the forehead.

 

 

 

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mike trout

 

 

the NIKE lunar vapor collection will be available for pre-order starting june 20 on NIKE.com and at select retailers beginning on july 12.

 

 

 

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