The Nike Bruin was originally launched as a basketball silhouette back in 1972. Since then, it has done as some sneakers do and crossed over to the realm of skateboarding. Now, Nike SB has revamped the board-ready shoe, presenting the all-new Bruin Hyperfeel.
The silhouette features the classic look of the Bruin sneaker, all while showcasing Nike’s Hyperfeel concept, much like the Koston 3 Hyperfeel. The performance technology is designed to deliver the ultimate board feel, in large part due to the shoe’s anatomical upper construction, PU drop-in sockliner and flexible rubber outsole.
On the upper, suede is combined with TPU skin, Hyperscreen overlays, and a stretch mesh tongue gusset. The polyurethane (PU) drop-in sockliner in turn delivers soft and responsive cushioning, as it is thicker in the heel for added protection. Articulated grooves in the forefoot then further improve board feel. Finally, a herringbone pattern has been applied multi-directionally to the outsole for superior grip.