The Air Jordan XX8 is the newest shoe to join the legacy. Created by famous sneaker designer, Tinker Hatfield, the XX8 is made with the goal of elite performance and explosive on-court style. This shoe boasts a new-age design that’s equipped with the highest level of technological advances than any Air Jordan to date. A stretch textile sleeve boasts a high performance zipper to offer support and a clean modern look. The outer sleeve covers a Dynamic Fit system, which utilizes supportive straps that work in harmony with the midsole and laces so the shoe moves with the foot, offering the ultimate lockdown fit. Below the foot is a is durable Phylon midsole that contains Nike Zoom units in the heel and forefoot to provide responsive, lightweight cushioning in addition to a low-profile feel. The midsole also features a Jordan Flight plate, which elevates the responsiveness of the Zoom units through compression and deflection for optimal performance. Traction and support are taken to another level thanks to the translucent rubber outsole, which is detailed with a multi-directional pattern as well as an external carbon fiber heel contour.