ULTRA LIGHT. ULTRA COMFORTABLE. When the Air Max 1 hit the scene in 1987, it changed the sneaker world forever by making the invisible visible. The Nike Air Max 1 Ultra Moire Men’s Shoe builds upon that game-changing heritage with new innovations—like a minimalist upper and slimmed-down outsole—that combine to create an incredibly light, flexible and comfortable shoe.BenefitsLightweight synthetic leather upper with perforations for durable comfort and breathabilityDurable IU foam midsole with visible heel Air-Sole unit for lightweight cushioningRubber outsole for durability and tractionCut-out forefoot outsole for reduced bulkNike Air Max OriginsNike's revolutionary Air-Sole unit made its way into Nike footwear in the late '70s. In 1987, the Nike Air Max debuted with a Visible Air unit in the heel, allowing fans more than just the feel of Air-Sole comfort. Now they could see it. A few years later, the next-generation Nike Air Max 90 became a hit with both athletes and collectors for its striking color combinations, lightweight performance and cushioned ride.