Making its debut in the Honolulu Marathon in 1979, the Nike Tailwind was a revolution in cushioning. Now, a racing icon returns with the Nike Air Tailwind 79 Men's Shoe, featuring nearly original materials and colorways, plus the Nike Air unit that made it a winner.
- Materials, shape and colorways are as close to the original as possible.
- Nike Air unit provides lightweight cushioning.
- Rubber outsole with Waffle traction pattern for durable grip.
- Making its debut in the Honolulu Marathon in 1979, the Nike Tailwind was a revolution in cushioning. The first shoe to feature full-length Nike Air, it became an instant classic with its nylon upper and silver mesh, the idea of which was to make the shoe look light and fast and like the wind.