Style Code: 526628-721
Release date: 27th July, 2012
This colourway is very special when it comes to the marketing and history of the flyknit shoes. The “Volt” was the first ever Flyknit Racer shoe produced and it was marketed to the public during the 2012 Olympics.
Nike gave the racers and other types of volt shoes to 400 athletes who wore the very bright shoes during their various athletic events. Out of the 400 athletes that wore the shoes, 68 of them won medals. Mo Farah of Great Britain won Gold in both the 5,000 and 10,000 metre running events while wearing a pair of volt shoes.
The colours used in the shoe are certainly eye catching and sold out very fast when released to the public. A colourway similar to the Volt’s has not been seen since. Nike has decided to use Volt Flywire and midsole in some of its recent releases but no other Flyknit Racer shoe has a Volt coloured upper made from Flyknit material.
These sneakers are very hard to find in deadstock condition. I picked up mine a year ago for a very good price but they are becoming more expensive due to the fact that there are less pairs in circulation.
If you want to own a part of Nike history with the first every Flyknit Racer colourway released then I highly recommend you keep an eye out for a pair of these.
Average Deadstock Price: €330
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