Adidas has introduced a new hiking and athletic shoe in its TERREX line of apparel. The Nothing Left Behind Free Hiker Gore-Tex shoe is an ankle-supporting athletic shoe in sophisticated colors for the sustainably-minded hiker. It’s the latest in a growing movement for sustainable footwear.
The Adidas TERREX Nothing Left Behind Free Hiker Gore-Tex shoes are the newest in the brand’s line of eco-conscious hiking shoes. They are part of the brand’s push for a more sustainable future and an end to plastic waste. The new shoes feature an upcycled upper with a breathable Gore-Tex waterproof membrane and Three Stripes Boost technology with responsive cushioning that provides bounce-back energy return as you walk. Continental-brand rubber outsoles and midsoles work together to provide traction on any surface.
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Between the shoe’s fun colors and cool style, you would never guess it’s made of upcycled parts. The color palette is subtle but sporty, including muted red, pink, orange, green and blue details along with the classic gray Adidas stripes on the outside. Meanwhile, the upcycled parts use leftover materials from past product drops.
“Through an innovative program that upcycles leftover premium materials within our supply chain, we are able to create and unveil the latest version of the Free Hiker model for the very first time,” said Michael Kadous, Head of North America, Adidas Outdoor, Terrex and Five Ten. “The varying materials used through this method produces a truly unique silhouette for shoe collectors and aficionados worldwide. ‘Nothing Left Behind’ reinforces Adidas’ ethos and commitment to exploring all avenues towards becoming one of the most sustainable performance brands.”
Currently, The Nothing Left Behind Free Hiker Gore-Tex shoe is only available to Creators Club members and retails for $225. Buyers seem to be loving the shoes, with one reviewer even praising them for their comfort and ankle support.
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