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Sneakers April, 3 2012

Nike Free Summer 2012 Collection

For Summer 2012 Nike will debut three new styles as part of their Free Collection. The Nike Free collection debuts at retail April 5, featuring natural motion design with trans-tarsal cuts in the midsole arch for enhancing foot flexibility and strength. Three styles offer the Nike Free running experience for a variety of levels and preferences:

– Nike Free Run+3: Features the innovative Dynamic Fit construction, wrapping the arch and helping to eliminate the space between the foot and the shoe for a glove-like fit. A seamless upper provides lightweight support and ventilation where needed most.

– Nike Free 4.0: Modified siping helps inch this shoe closer to barefoot. A seamless upper and molded sock liner that follows the curvature of the foot provide a great fit and enhance comfort and support.

– Nike Free 3.0: Additional siping in the arch and a seamless lightweight upper help make this the closest Nike running shoe to barefoot for foot strengthening and flexibility. Pods of solid rubber in high wear areas enhance durability and traction.

Check out the creation process of the new styles in the video here below, featuring senior Nike designer Mark Miner.

A further look at the sneakers follows after the jump.

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