The Nike Cortez was Bill Bowerman's first masterpiece, created to be lighter and more water-resistant than any other sneaker. In 1972, it included an unprecedented cushion under the fastest feet in the world and soon became the most popular training shoe in the country. It was an unmistakable icon a walking billboard that told its story and declared its affiliation and came to thrive in fierce style on the streets of Los Angeles. Since then, no footwear has expanded the definition of running shoes like the Nike Cortez.
Synthetic leather for comfort and durability.
Adjustable straps for easy placement and removal.
Super light foam sole with zigzag pattern for cushioning and traction.