• In China, street basketball players have some pretty odd footwear: everything from hiking boots to cross-trainers, anything to withstand the brutal outdoor heat or stand up to the hard asphalt underfoot. Shane Kohatsu, Nike's Innovation Lead for Basketball, noticed these things on a research trip to China in 2008 and decided there had to be a way to give players the breathability and durability they needed in one shoe. Kohatsu called the resulting fabric Hyperfuse.

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    In China, street basketball players have some pretty odd footwear: everything from hiking boots to cross-trainers, anything to withstand the brutal outdoor heat or stand up to the hard asphalt underfoot. Shane Kohatsu, Nike's Innovation Lead for Basketball, noticed these things on a research trip to China in 2008 and decided there had to be a way to give players the breathability and durability they needed in one shoe. Kohatsu called the resulting fabric Hyperfuse.

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