LIGHTWEIGHT, PLUSH COMFORT. Seamlessly designed with support and breathability right where you need it, the Nike Air Max 2017 Women’s Running Shoe features a Flymesh upper combined with the plush cushioning of a full-length Max Air unit. Benefits Flymesh upper offers ventilation and support where you need it most Molded foam wraps your midfoot and heel for lockdown Cushlon midsole for plush cushioning and impact protection Full-length Max Air unit for cushioning and a smooth transition Flex grooves align with the Max Air unit for superior flexibility Waffle lugs provide durability and superb, multi-surface traction Product Details Durable foam outsole enhances cushioning Offset: 13mm Nike Air Max Origins Nike’s revolutionary Air-Sole unit made its way into Nike footwear in the late ’70s. In 1987, the Nike Air Max 1 debuted with visible air in its heel, allowing fans more than just the feel of Air-Sole comfortâ€” suddenly they could see it. Since then, next-generation Nike Air Max shoes have become a hit with athletes and collectors by offering striking color combinations and reliable, lightweight cushioning.