Less than a week after World Athletics issued regulations for running shoes, Nike finally announced its competitive Air Zoom Alphafly next% shoes.
Despite many critics arguing against the shoes for months, World Athletics considered them legal for racing as they appear to conform to a list of guidelines from the design standpoint.
The Alphafly series has been mythical since Eliud Kipchoge wore it to break the two-hour Marathon barrier in October. These shoes allegedly contained up to three carbon fiber plates, which is illegal under the New World Athletics guidelines.
The Fans have been waiting a long time to get their hands on it, and it seems that the time will finally come in 2020. Although this new Design is different from the Air Zoom Vaporfly next%, it is likely to bring another Generation of controversy and records .
New designs for running shoes-including the use of carbon fibre panels and advanced foam technology – have been the subject of controversy since they were introduced at runners ‘ feet in 2016. In recent years, versions of the Nike Vaporfly series have evolved to make runners even faster and better help them set world records, for example when Brigid Kosgei broke the women’s world record at the Chicago Marathon in October.
What do we know about the Alphafly More%
The Headliner for this announcement, the Nike Air Zoom Alphafly Next%is. The long-distance racing shoe includes a single carbon fiber plate, ZoomX cushioning and Zoom Air Pods. These are all Updates from its predecessor, the Nike ZoomX Vaporfly Next%. The shoe will also include a new knit top called Nike Atomknit.