The Nike Air Max 1 Premium Shoe: Retro look, superior comfort An homage to a classic, the Nike Air Max 1 Premium Men's Shoe features a sleek upper built with premium materials and a Max Air unit in the heel for the ultimate in comfort and cushioning. Benefits: • Combination suede, leather and synthetic upper for a premium fit and feel • Max Air unit in heel for cushioning and impact protection • Foam midsole for lightweight cushioning and support • Waffle rubber outsole for durability and traction OriginsNike's revolutionary Air-Sole unit made its way into Nike footwear in the late '70s. In 1987, the Nike Air Max debuted with visible air in its heel, allowing fans more than just the feel of Air-Sole comfort. Suddenly they could see it. And just a few years later, the next-generation Nike Air Max 90 became a hit with both athletes and collectors by offering striking color combinations, lightweight performance and a cushioned ride.