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ELIDE / Barefoot running shoe


The Nike ELIDE is a shoe especially designed for barefoot style running. Conventional barefoot running shoes abstain from any cushioning whatsoever. This demands a very well executed running technique to run effectively and decrease the risk of injury. The ELIDE, on the other hand, offers the same positive, performance enhancing characteristics of a traditional running shoe such as protection and grip though at the same time guiding the athlete towards adopting a barefoot running style. Thanks to its special form the athlete receives constant feedback on whether or not the motion sequence is performed correctly.


Hochschule für Gestaltung

Hochschule für Gestaltung
Schwäbisch Gmünd
Schwäbisch Gmünd, Germany

Maximilian Brück,
Hochschule für Gestaltung Schwäbisch Gmünd

Philipp Olijnyk,
Hochschule für Gestaltung Schwäbisch Gmünd