Nike has released three more shoes with its FLYEASE entry system, designed for individuals with disabilities (children and adult sizes). FLYEASE is a type of zipper that goes around the heel of the shoe as you can see below. This makes it easier for someone physical limitations to pull the shoes on and off.
In July, Nike introduced FLYEASE on its Zoom Soldier 8 model, this was inspired by a 16-year-old teenager named Matthew Walzer, who has cerebral palsy. Walzer wrote a letter to the CEO of Nike asking them to consider developing a shoe designed for people who may have trouble tying shoelaces. Nike shoe designer, Tobie Hatfield, read Matthew’s request and started developing a prototype shoe for Matthew and other people with disabilities could wear comfortably. Now, the FLYEASE technology is available on the Lebron Soldier 9, Pegasus 32 and Flex Run shoe models, too. To learn more go to:
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