We are proud to be releasing the adidas EQT Support '93 "Tokyo" on February 27, 2016. This particular shoe is the first release from the larger Marathon Collection, each of which has a shoe that will release on the date of the featured city's marathon. The history and thought that went into each shoe is absolutely incredible because each design is inspired by an original city-series shoe from the very deep adidas archive.
The Tokyo EQT is inspired by the Tokyo 64 Racing Spike, worn by Robert "Bob" Hayes in the 1964 Tokyo Summer Olympics. Hayes, the only man to win both a Super Bowl title and Olympic gold medal, wore the spikes on his way to two Olympic gold medals in the 100m and 4x100m relay. Most people associate Hayes with his nickname "Bullet Bob" Hayes, which he earned with his speed while playing with the Dallas Cowboys in the Sixties and Seventies.
The upper of this particular shoe is crafted with a beautiful premium pigskin suede upper with leather accents that features three different shades of blue: royal, bluebird, and EQT blue. The rest of the shoe is finished off with three white stripes that help break up the nearly monochromatic look of the shoe, gold accents on the tongue and quarter of the shoe, a clean white midsole which provides wonderful contrast against the blue, Japanese flag heel tabs, and stars on the counter of the shoe with one of the six stars colored in, representing the first of six releases from the Marathon Collection.
The adidas EQT Support '93 "Tokyo" releases on Saturday, February 27th, 2016 at 10 A.M. at our Houston store. The retail price is $150.