Nike unveils Kobe Bryant’s latest signature shoe, the Nike Kobe X — featuring hybrid cushioning, advanced traction system, seamless textile upper.
The left heel features four red lines, symbolizing four feet of thread used to repair the Achilles injury, similar to the Kobe 9 line. It represents Kobe Bryant’s determination and resilience. The right heel features Kobe Bryant’s signature Sheath logo.
The first release in Kobe’s tenth signature line will the Kobe X ‘5 AM Flight,’ inspired by Kobe Bryant’s 40-foot leap from a diving platform in August 2013 as he recovered from ACL surgery.
The jump is symbolic of Bryant’s perseverance to overcome the odds and face fear head-on.
The Nike Kobe 5AM Flight will be available February 7th for $180 at Nike.com. More colorways to come and here is the video below:
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