THE ICON, ELEVATED.
The Nike Air Max 1 Ultra 2.0 Essential Men's Shoe celebrates the original by adding a third window to the Max Air unit. Its Ultra 2.0 cushioning provides two densities of foam for support and comfort, while rubber sections on the outsole add durability where you need it most.
Nike Air Max OriginsNike's revolutionary Air-Sole unit made its way into Nike footwear in the late '70s. In 1987, the Nike Air Max 1 debuted with visible air in its heel, allowing fans more than just the feel of Air-Sole comfort—suddenly they could see it. Since then, next-generation Nike Air Max shoes have become a hit with athletes and collectors by offering striking color combinations and reliable, lightweight cushioning.