THE ORIGINAL GETS LIGHTER The Nike Air Max BW Ultra Men's Shoe is designed with a mesh and synthetic upper for a sleek, streamlined profile and ventilation. Max Air cushioning in the heel delivers soft, lightweight impact protection. Benefits: • Mesh upper for enhanced breathability • No-sew synthetic overlays for a sleek, seamless look • Cored-out Ultra midsole provides lightweight comfort and flexibility • Max Air heel unit for maximum cushioning • Updated molded heel counter for comfort and a soft feel 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.