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Unboxing & Cloed Look: PUMA RISE NITRO

The PUMA exclusive NITRO FOAM cushion material is made of supercritical nitrogen foaming technology, which has excellent performance on the cushion, resilience and energy feedback. PUMA recently released PUMA RISE NITRO which uses NITRO FOAM cushioning material.

PUMA RISE NITRO is endorsed by new generation power R.J. Barrett.

PUMA RISE NITRO

The classic black and white shoe-box

The shoe tag on the side of shoe-box

The engineering knitted elastic vamp is densely covered ventilated holes to improve the air permeability. The density on the instep position is higher.

The transmittance of light of PUMA RISE NITRO vamp

It uses seamless mesh fabric to cover the forefoot sole and lacing system, which can reduce the loosing of shoelaces, and it looks nice.

Both sides of the vamp adds PWR TAPE reinforcing ribs to improve the stretchability of vamp.

The thick padding is comfortable.

The insole uses full-length supercritical NITRO FOAM cushion technology.

The outsole rubber has up-turning design on the shoe-head position, which can restrain the deformation of insole.

Foamed insole upturned at the forefoot force point.

The hollow-out PUMA logo is at the side of vamp, which can improve the lateral supporting performance and reduce the weight.

The shoe heel adds PWR TAPE reinforcing rib which offer good stability.

The high viscosity wear-resisting rubber cover the whole outsole. It’s suitable for playing basketball on indoor and outdoor court.

The forefoot sole uses water ripple pattern which offers good traction performance.

The arch position has a big piece of PROPLATE which improve the rigidity of insole and can switch the energy efficiently.

The spacing between the water ripples at the shoe heel becomes narrower, which offers more stability.

The surface of shoe-pad uses fabric material. The shoe heel has PUMA logo.

The length of EUR42 shoe-pad is about 270mm.

The width of EUR42 shoe-pad is about 90.60mm.

The thickness of EUR42 shoe-pad is about 5.78mm.

It uses non-woven fabric.

The unit weight of EUR42 is about 400.6g.

Overall:

The appearance of PUMA RISE NITRO is concise. The yellow colorway looks brilliant. It’s suitable for playing basketball on indoor and outdoor court.

The size is half size bigger than standard size. The large opening design is suitable for kinds of foot types. The engineering fabric vamp has great elasticity. It’s comfortable. The PWR tape reinforcing rib can improve the stretchability of vamp. The full-length NITRO foam cushion technology offer good feedback and resilience. The PROPLATE can switch the energy efficiently and save the energy when running.

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Unboxing & Closed Look: CONVERSE ALL STAR BB SHIFT OX

CONVERSE ALL STAR BB SHIFT concentrate on stability, responsiveness and cushion performance. Its location is multiposition team model. The appearance design has high identification. Let’s have a look at its details today.

CONVERSE ALL STAR BB SHIFT OX

The white shoe-box has CONVERSE LOGO.

The shoe’s information

The vamp is made of thick knitted engineering mesh fabric.

The inner side of shoe head has a big area of hot-melting film to improve the protection.

It uses 2 sets of adjustable lacing system. The left shoe is tied normally through fiber line, and the right shoe is tied through the inner side shoelace hole. The user can adjust it according the foot type. It’s useful.

The independent shoe-tongue design is suitable for most of foot types. The instep position uses ventilated mesh fabric. The top of shoe-tongue is leather material and embroidered with Converse logo.

The TPU on the outboard of vamp and outsole extends to the outboard of arch. It’s printed with AIR ZOOM.

The outboard vamp has hot-melting Converse logo. The shoe upper is added with TPU yarn to improve the lateral support.

The inboard upper is also added with TPU yarn.

The shoe collar has independent liner to protect the heel and ankle.

The shoe heel is covered with leather. The pull-tab is askew.The pink rubber outsole

The forefoot sole is widened design. The multi-directional ripple pattern improve the traction performance.

The outboard arch position has upturning design to improve the supporting performance and stability.

The inboard arch design can improve the supporting performance of arch.

The pattern of shoe heel is flat.The surface of shoe-pad uses fabric material.The length of EUR42.5 shoe-pad is about 272mm.

The width of EUR42.5 forefoot shoe-pad is about 94.71mm.The thickness of EUR42.5 shoe-pad is about 4.38mm.

The inner side of non-woven insole fabric is filled with a layer of thin foam.The unit weight of EUR42.5 is about 368.6g.

Multiple styles of shoes with the same colorway theme

ALL STAR BB JET MID

WEAPON CX MID

Overall:
The CONVERSE ALL STAR BB SHIFT OX basketball shoes is made of thick engineering mesh fabric and leather. It has 2 sets of adjustable lacing system. It uses ZOOM AIR cushion and has a big area of TPU to improve the supporting performance and stability.
The size is standard. The independent shoe-tongue design is suitable for many kinds of foot types. After lacing the shoes, it won’t press your foot. I can feel the feedback from the forefoot Zoom Air cushion when jumping. The rear sole is a little stiff. But the stability is good.

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Unboxing & Closed Look: UA HOVR PHANTOM 3

Every runner needs a pair of running shoes that can run all day long and has wonderful performance and appearance. The brand-new UA HOVR PHANTOM 3 has been upgraded.

UA HOVR PHANTOM 3

The front side of black shoebox has big UA logo.

The soft and elastic UA Intelliknit vamp offer good air permeability.

The high resilient material offer comfortable fitness.

There are 5 couples of shoelaces holes. The front 2 couples of shoelaces holes are reinforced by hot-melting material. And the rear 3 couples uses flywire design to improve the lateral supporting performance. The three-dimensional design reduce the pressure to the instep.

The middle part of the vamp uses inelastic material to guarantee the lateral support.

The shoe collar uses socks type design which can fit the ankle well.

The shoe-heel is surrounded with big and stiff TPU stabilizing plate, which improve the stability. It guarantees the flexibility and supporting performance.

The full-length UA HOVR™ cushion system is soft and resilient.

The curled-up shoe head design can help you to be more flexible when exercising.

Both sides of the insole are covered with energy grid to offer the necessary dynamic support when stressing. The outboard insole with double-deck constrictive energy grid design can offer excellent supporting performance.

The constrictive energy grid can reduce the loss of energy by keeping away from the buckling position of forefoot sole.

The rear sole uses frameless exposed design. The thick UA HOVR cushion offers excellent cushion performance.

The outsole use full-length wear-resisting rubber. And the hollow-out design can reduce the overall weight.

The forefoot sole has groove design which is easy to bend and save the effort when exercising. The special pattern can improve the traction performance and durability.

The rear sole has heel cleft design.

The shoe-pad is fixed. It can’t be taken away. The thickness of the UA SpeedForm 2.0 shoe-pad is different on different position. It’s soft. The air permeability is good.

The unit weight of EUR42.5 is about 320.8g.

Overall:

The performance and appearance of UA HOVR PHANTOM 3 running shoes has been upgraded. It has more excellent cushion system, resilient material and stronger supporting performance.

The size is standard. After lacing up the shoes, I can feel the comfortable fitness and support. The brand-new UA HOVR™ cushion system can offer great shock absorbing and resilient performance. The shoe heel is surrounded with stiff TPU, and the insole is covered with constrictive energy grid, the overall stability is good.

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Deconstructed PUMA TRC BLAZE COURT

As the first pair of PUMA HOOPS shoes with TRINOMIC elements, the appearance of PUMA TRC BLAZE COURT is retro type, the insole technology is innovative and advanced. What’s the design of its inner structure? Let’s have a look at it today.

PUMA TRC BLAZE COURT

Splitting the left shoe from middle position

PUMA TRC BLAZE COURT A-A section

Separating the vamp and insole of right shoe

The half inner sleeve design is suitable for kinds of foot types and have good fittness.

The shoe head is filled with thick foam. With pile coating, it offer more stability.

The 3rd sets of shoelaces holes uses dynamic design. After fastening, it can improve the fitness.

The outboard shoe heel has a piece of TPU plate which connecting the vamp and insole improve the overall stability.

The length of outboard TPU plate (EUR42) is about 88mm.

The thickness of outboard TPU plate (EUR42) is about 3.19mm.

The surface of shoe-pad uses fabric material. The shoe heel position has the mark of TRINOMIC.

The insole fabric is non-woven material.

The ultra-lightweight and high resilient PROFOAM+ insole, arch TPU stabilizing plate, PEBAX cushioning material of shoe heel

The forefoot insole uses honeycomb pattern which improves the multi-directional flexibility.

The TPU stabilizing plate on the arch position has windowing design.

The length of EUR42 TPU stabilizing plate is about 94.88mm.

The width of EUR42 front end TPU stabilizing plate is about 56.43mm.

The width of EUR42 rear end TPU stabilizing plate is about 42.13mm.

The thickness of EUR42  TPU stabilizing plate is about 3.85mm.

The thickness of EUR42 thickest position of TPU stabilizing plate is about 4.66mm.

The shoe heel position has independent PEBAX cushioning material.

The length of EUR42 shoe heel PEBAX cushioning material is about 45.88mm.

The width of EUR42 shoe heel PEBAX cushioning material is about 39.23mm.

The thickness of EUR42 shoe heel PEBAX cushioning material is about 4.93mm.

The brand-new TRINOMIC insole’s hollow-out structure based on advanced and comfortable PROFOAM+ material. Referring to the previous TRINOMIC structure, it upgrade the insole structure and realize the structure of cushion, stability and flexibility of the trinity.

The wear-resisting stick rubber outsole has a lot of hollow-out design which reduce the weight. The upturning design of the shoe head improve more stability.

The thickness of EUR42 forefoot sole rubber is about 3.67mm.

The thickness of EUR42 rear sole rubber is about 5.13mm.

The thickness of forefoot sole (insole+outsole) is about 15.63mm. The thickness of rear sole (insole+outsole) is about 23.65mm. The drop weight is 8.02mm.

The unit weight of EUR42 is about 352.5g.

The deconstructed parts of PUMA TRC BLAZE COURT

Puma signings like Kyle·Kuzma, Mikey·Williams will wear TRC BLAZE COURT on the court next season.

Deconstructed Report

Vamp: The vamp is made of mesh fabric and pile coating material. It combines the supporting performance and air permeability. The shoe head is filled with foam. The fitness is good. The outboard of vamp has TPU plate to improve the stability.

Insole: It uses ultra-lightweight and high resilient PROFOAM+ insole, TPU stabilizing plate on the arch position and independent PEBAX cushioning material. The independent TRINOMIC insole hollow-out structure realize the trinity of cushion, stability and flexibility.

Overall: The appearance PUMA TRC BLAZE COURT basketball shoes is retro and has popular elements. With its special insole technology, it has good configuration for playing basketball, and it’s also suitable for daily dressing.

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Unboxing & Closed Look: PUMA TRC BLAZE COURT

PUMA released the brand-new TRC BLAZE COURT basketball shoes on the Summer of 2022. The inspiration comes from PUMA BLAZE OF GLORY. Let’s have a look at the appearance of PUMA TRC BLAZE COURT today.

PUMA TRC BLAZE COURT

The shoebox is black and white.

The vamp is made of mesh fabric and pile coating material. It combines the good supporting performance and air permeability.

There are 6 sets of shoelaces holes. The 3rd set is dynamic design. The 4th and 5th sets combines with the TPU plate to improve the overall supporting performance.

It adds TPU plate on the outboard of vamp to improve the stability.

Both inner side and outside of vamp are reinforced with pile coating material.

It used ultra-light weight and high resilient PROFOAM insole to offer light resilience and timely energy feedback.

The outboard insole has widened design. With pile coating material, it can avoid the deformation of vamp when exercising.

The insole on the arch position has upturning design to improve more supporting performance.

The rear insole has upturning design to offer more stability.

The TRINOMIC insole hollow out structure refers to the old TRINOMIC structure and uses the advanced and comfortable PROFOAM+ material and to make the upgraded insole structure design. It realizes the combination of cushion, stability and flexibility.

The old TRINOMIC cushioning technology is made of high resilient material which is similar to honeycomb. It’s filled with air to offer cushion, stability and flexibility. The new TRINOMIC insole hollow-out structure has been upgraded.

The front sole uses radial herringbone pattern. The acute angle design and high durable rubber offers multi-directional transaction performance.

The arch position has stiff TPU stabilizing plate.

The rear sole has PUMA logo pattern.

The surface of shoe-pad is made of fabric. The shoe heel has TRINOMIC mark.

The length of EUR42 shoe-pad is about 271mm.

The width of EUR42 half sole shoe-pad is about 92.45mm.

The thickness of EUR42 shoe-pad is about 5.75mm.

We can see the black TPU stabilizing plate from the non-woven material insole fabric.

The unit weight of EUR42 PUMA TRC BLAZE COURT is about 352.5g.

Overall:

As the first pair of PUMA HOOPS shoes with TRINOMIC structure cushioning technology, PUMA TRC BLAZE COURT combines PUMA’s classic technology with legendary shoe design. The overall weight is light. And the size is standard. The shoe collar design is convenient for putting on and taking off. It’s suitable for most foot types. The feedback of insole is fast. The cushion performance and fitness is good.

 

 

 

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Unboxing & Closed Look: ASICS NOVA SURGE 2

The ASICS NOVA SURGE got high attention by the shoe fans after releasing due to its good workmanship, performance and price. Recently, the ASICS NOVA SURGE 2 was released. Let’s have a look at it today.

ASICS NOVA SURGE 2The shoebox is normal. The front side is printed with ASICS LOGO.

The vamp is made of fabric mesh, and the bottom layer has a lot of ventilated holes. It uses hot-melting material to reinforce the shoehead.

There are 7 couples of shoelaces holes. The front 4 shoelaces holes are reinforced with TU material. After fastening the shoelaces, it can fit the foot better.The shoe tongue is made of leather. The upper design is good. The inner side improve the supporting performance and the outer side improves the flexibility.The achilles’s tendon position and pink fabric position of shoe heel uses independent foam, which can fit the feet better.The outer side of shoe collar is printed with NOVA SURGE.The inner side of shoe collar is made of big area of leather material. The supporting performance is great.The stereoscopic TPU stabilizing plate improve the supporting performance.The outsole of shoe head has upturning design.

The outboard TPU on the forefoot sole extends to the arch position. The wavy three-dimensional shape edge not only improves the stability, but also improves the flexibility.The rear sole has upturning design, which increase the grounding area. It’s more stable when jumping to the ground.The high resilient FLTYEFOAM PROPEL insole technology increase the thickness of insole, and also offer excellent resilient feedback.The one-piece NON MARKING rubber can grip the ground well both on the indoor court and outdoor court.

The outsole has multi-directional grooves pattern. The grooves are deep. So it’s easier for the foot to bend when exercising.The width of EUR42.5 forefoot sole is about 119.27mm.The rear sole pattern offers good stability.The width of EUR42.5 rear sole is about 90.65mm.The arch position of shoe-pad has upturning design. It can fit the foot well. The surface fabric material is anti-skid and ventilated.The length of EUR42.5 shoe-pad is about 277mm.The width of EUR42.5 shoe-pad is about 94.39mm.

The thickness of EUR42.5 shoe-pad is about 5.06mm.The non-woven material insole fabric has foam lining to improve the comfort level.The unit weight of EUR42.5 single shoe is about 442.9g.

Overall:
Comparing with ASICS NOVA SURGE , the appearance of ASICS NOVA SURGE 2 has been changed a lot. The exaggerated outrigger design on the forefoot sole let people feel safe and stable. The usage of FLTYEFOAM Propel insole technology improves the cushion performance and comfort level.
The open mouth of independent shoe tongue is big, so it’s convenient for putting on and taking off. You don’t need to worry even if your instep is high. The width of forefoot sole is moderate. It won’t press your foot. After fastening the shoelaces, the fitness is good. The supporting performance of shoe heel is good. The overall stability is excellent. As the forefoot sole has widened design. The wavy design sole not only offer more stability, but also improve the flexibility. We can feel the good cushion performance and resilient feedback from the FLTYEFOAM PROPEL insole. It’s suitable for inside lane and the players with heavy weight.

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PUMA Court Rider 2.0 Performance Review

The PUMA Court Rider 2.0 has been released. The Foamstripe logo is moved to shoe heel. The main colorway is black and orange. The sole is thick. It uses Rider Foam. The resilience is similar with PUMA Court Rider 1.0. The reactivity is fast. The forefoot sole is wide. So the forefoot sole is stable. The center of gravity is not high. So it’s very stable and safe when touching the ground.

The sole is outrigger design. It can offer excellent lateral supporting performance. It uses the same outsole pattern as PUMA Court Rider 1.0. The traction performance is still excellent. There is a big groove pattern which improve the flexibility and ductility. The big outsole structure is more comfortable and flexible.

For the size, you can choose the standard size. It’s low version. The fitness is softer than PUMA Court Rider 1.0. The vamp of shoe head is a little narrow. If your instep is high, it would press your instep. The insole of shoe tree is wide and comfortable. After fastening the shoelaces, it can fix your foot well. The leather part is a little narrow.

The center of gravity is low and the feedback is faster. It’s suitable for guard. If you already have PUMA Court Rider 1.0, you will adapt to the PUMA Court Rider 2.0 fast.

The feedback of PUMA Court Rider 2.0 is similar with the Court Rider 1.0. The center of gravity is low, and it offers fast response. It’s suitable for the defenders who has fast response. If you have PUMA Court Rider 1.0, you can adapt to the PUMA Court Rider 2.0 fastly. The fitness is improved. It can offer stable fitness. The price is also lower. It’s worth to have a try.

 

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Unboxing & Closed Look: UA FLOW VELOCITI WIND 2

UNDER ARMOUR released the UA FLOW VELOCITI WIND running shoes in 2021. With its subversive rubberless outsole design and integrated cushion system, runners can enjoy light and zero-burden experience, it sets off a brand new running shoes’ revolution. Now, the brand-new UA FLOW running shoes UA FLOW VELOCITI WIND 2 has been released. It helps the runners to move efficiently.

UA FLOW VELOCITI WIND 2

The big UA logo on the front side of shoebox

The shoe tag on the side of shoe-box

The UA Warp vamp is made of multiple layers of woven fabric that provide excellent support for the running movements. The fitness is improved.

The UA warp vamp is light and comfortable. The air permeability is also excellent.

The vamp is covered with reflective material. It’s safer for night running.

It has 6 couples of shoelaces holes which is reinforced by suture. It’s durable and also reduce the weight of shoes.

The shoe-tongue is integrated type. The anti-skew design fits your feet better. It’s printed VELOCITI WIND 2 on the shoe-tongue.

The shoe collar is filled with comfortable foam.

The UA FLOW insole technology not only reduce the weight, but also offer excellent cushion performance and resilience.

The outsole uses different pattern according to the force position. It offers excellent skid resistance and traction performance.

The pattern on the rear sole is flat. It offers more stability.

The upwarping radian on the rear sole is high. It increases the land area.

The surface of shoe-pad uses fabric material. The shoe heel position is printed with the name UA FLOW VELOCITI WIND.

The reverse side of shoe-pad uses anti-skidding particle design which increase the friction.

The length of EUR42.5 shoe-pad is about 270mm.

The width of EUR42.5 forefoot shoe-pad is about 97.52mm.

The thickness of EUR42.5 shoe-pad is about 3.83mm.

The insole fabric is EVA material.

The unit weight of EUR42.5 is about 238.4g.

Overall:

UA FLOW VELOCITI WIND 2 continues to use the UA FLOW technology as UA FLOW VELOCITI WIND. The upgraded UA WARP vamp fit the feet well and offers good air permeability. The first feeling after wearing is the light weight. The size is about one size smaller than standard size. The width of shoe tree is moderate. The UA Warp is light and offer good fitness. The UA FLOW insole technology offer excellent cushion performance and resilience.

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Unboxing & Closed Look: PUMA MB.01 LOW UFO

PUMA released PUMA MB.01 for LaMelo Ball. Adhering to the core concept of PUMA basketball, both of the the overall style and details reflect Ball’s personal style, a variety of practical configurations have a bright performance on the court. It releases the low version for the Summer games.

PUMA MB.01 LOW UFO

The shoebox is covered with brilliant universe colors. The middle position has windowing design. You can see the shoes from it.

The shoe tag on the side of shoebox

The fabric material vamp is covered with hot melting material to offer supporting performance and protection. It’s printed with Ball’s slogan ‘NOT FROM HERE’.

There are 5 couples of shoelaces’ holes. The front 2 couples are dynamic design.

The shoe tongue is printed with UFO pattern.

The outboard vamp has embroidered flame pattern.

The inboard vamp uses hot-melting flame pattern.

The insole uses PUMA NITRO FOAM cushion technology. The light low density integrate the comfort and energy feedback.

The outboard forefoot outsole has uptruning design to improve the stability.

The ‘XXX’ on the insole represents Ball’s youngest triple-double honor. The stiff TPU improve the lateral stability.

The outsole uses full-length semi-transparent rubber.

The forefoot axis of rotation as the center point, multi-direction lines offer better traction.

The rhombus pattern on the shoe heel offer better stability.

The fabric of the shoe-pad is bestrewed with gorgeous universe color to echo the pattern of shoe-box.

The length of EUR44 shoe-pad is about 283mm.

The width of EUR44 forefoot shoe-pad is about 95.94mm.

The thickness of EUR44 shoe-pad is about is about 5.52mm.

The insole fabric is EVA material.

The unit weight of EUR44 is about 462.70g.

Overall

The gray green colorway of PUMA MB. 01 LOW UFO basketball shoes looks nice. It continues the specific design of MB.01. The low model improve the flexibility. It’s suitable for the dressing style of most of basketball players.  The size of this model is a little bigger than standard size. The fitness is comfortable after fastening the shoelaces. It improves the flexibility. The insole uses full-length NITRO FOAM technology. The resilience of the forefoot sole is good. And the feedback of rear sole is obvious.

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Unboxing & Closed Look: UA CURRY 4 FLOTRO

The Warriors won the 2022 NBA Finals with a 4-2 win over the Celtics, and Curry won his fourth championship ring and his first Finals MVP trophy. Curry’s offensive performance in the 2022 Finals was spectacular, but it was the UA CURRY 4 FLOTRO that drew the most attention from the sneakerheads. The idea of FLOTRO is to combine Under Armour’s insistence on innovative sneaker design with its homage to classics.

UA CURRY 4 FLOTRO

The white shoe-box is printed with Curry’s logo.

The shoe tag on the side of shoe-box

The vamp is made of anti-fur with a lot of ventilated holes.

There are 6 couples of shoelaces holes covering the whole instep. Both sides of shoelaces holes are different.

The reverse side of shoelaces holes are reinforced, which improve the durability.

For the force bearing point on the outside of the shoe, the original Curry 4’s TPU material was changed to leather, which improve the lateral stability and reduce the phenomenon of foot stuck.

The round leather material on the outside of ankle position has built-in foam, which offer the protection and supporting performance.

The combination of elastic webbing and leather offer comfortable fitness and good supporting performance to the arch.

The brand-new elastic UA Intelliknit shoe collar is flexible and convenient for putting on and taking off.

The inner side of shoe heel has independent foam which fit the foot well.

The insole uses UA FLOW technology. It cancels the outsole rubber, so it reduces the weight. And it offer excellent cushion performance and resilience.

It uses different pattern on the outsole according to the position of the force. The traction performance is excellent.

The arch position has a big area of TPU stability plate.

The pattern of the rear sole is flat. And the heel part is the axis. It improve the flexibility.

The front sole and rear sole use upturning design.

The shoe heel is widen, which more better stability.

The surface of shoe-pad uses fabric material.

The length of EUR42.5 shoe-pad is about 271mm.

The width of EUR42.5 shoe-pad is about 95.45mm.

The thickness of EUR42.5 shoe-pad is about 5.75mm.

The insole uses EVA material.

The unit weight of EUR42.5 is about 340.9g.

Overall:

Under Armour has re-created the CURRY 4 with UA FLOW technology, combining the unique vamp with the Flow cushion technology. It’s a very good news for the fans of CURRY 4. It’s supported by the championship, it’s worthy to collect.

The size is half size smaller than standard size. The width of forefoot is moderate. The brand-new UA IntelliKnit shoe-collar is comfortable. But it’s not very suitable for person who has wide foot and high instep. We suggest you to have a try on physical store. The UA Flow insole has good resilience and cushion performance, and it reduces the overall weight of the shoes.

UA Flow technology is more suitable for playing basketball on indoor court. It’s better not to wear it to play the basketball on outdoor court.