Nike Air Zoom Skylon

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Nike Air Zoom Skylon
Fast and flexible, the new Skylon is a great performance trainer for runners who don't need extra stability.

Our Review

If you're looking for evidence of Nike's Free technology making its way into the company's Bowerman range it's here in Skylon. The shoe's midsole and outsole are divided into several independent sections so that it mimics the natural movement of the foot. This makes the Skylon extremely flexible, although not ...  Continue reading

Reader Reviews

4 user reviews of Nike Air Zoom Skylon See all

Overall reader score
One of the best shoes i have ever had but they do seems to lose cushioning after 300 miles but i`d buy another pair Continue reading...
A very good racing shoe for the competitive runner Continue reading...
Comfy, soft ride. Lighter than the average cushion shoe.

However not convinced whether it's a quick shoe - I'd prefer to stick to racing flats. Continue reading...
a good pair of shoes for strenght training and racing Continue reading...


I want to know how this latest skylon compares with previous versions - it looks quite different! Does anyone know when it will be available in the shops?

Posted: 01/02/2006 at 16:55

Niketown on Oxford Street have them...

Posted: 02/02/2006 at 11:18

Ran in a pair last night. They were perfect for me and didn't irritate the ball of my foot which has been happening with a lot of trainers. Nice and sift, maybe too soft for some. Pretty flexible, although I'm not sure how much the incorprated 'Free' design helps. Not much support. Great for neutral runners wanting a comfy fast pair of trainers for their club runs on the roads. Grip is rubbish off road.

Posted: 28/02/2006 at 09:19

And I got mine from

Posted: 28/02/2006 at 09:19

Thanks Matt - I noticed that Start Fitness has them in stock. Might try a pair now as I have always got on well with previous Skylons. These just looked so different to the others!

Posted: 28/02/2006 at 16:15

Mine arrived from Start Fitness last Thursday.
Nice shoe.

Posted: 02/03/2006 at 16:35

Great shoe, really comfortable. No more foot pain!!!

Posted: 11/03/2006 at 14:32

I'm considering marrying mine. Is it legal?

Posted: 20/03/2006 at 10:03

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