The visible Max Air units showcase the shared DNA with its forefathers but the distinct design features characteristics of advantageous mutation. Originally enduring rounds of concept testing, it finally came to life after being designed to mimic the human form. Like man, the development of a spine created a sturdy foundation while promoting mobility. The spinal midsoles are wrapped in full length polyurethane for increased durability and stability as the outsoles’ joint-like grooves warrant connection, maximizing flexibility and allowing for smooth transitions. Surrounding synthetic material on the uppers imitates muscle fibers and dermis for boosted endurance and protection from the elements. Rib cage laces will hold everything in place to complete a lightweight shoe with unanticipated strength.