You may not think that a tennis sneaker from 1984 would make for a suitable skateboarding shoe, but with a few tweaks and updates, the Nike SB Challenge Court is indeed ready for the streets. Endorsed by Nike team rider Gino Iannucci, the Nike SB Challenge Court is a re-tooling of the tennis shoe originally made famous by John McEnroe. With a nylon mesh upper and full-grain leather overlays, the Nike SB Challenge Court is breathable and supportive. The major update to the 1984 classic comes in the form of a removable Lunarlon insole, which doubles as midsole cushioning in the skate model. A bi-level hobnail cupsole adds traction for grip tape and crucial landings. Thanks to the Nike SB Challenge Court's Lunarlon tooling, it is able to double as a comfortable everyday casual shoe. Try out the Nike SB Challenge court today for $52.

Best For: Skateboarders looking for a classic sneaker style that has been upgraded with performance cushioning

Category: Skateboarding
Platform: Lunarlon Sockliner/Midsole
Construction: Nylon Mesh Upper with Full-Grain Leather Overlays
Release Date: Now Available

Key Technologies: Lunarlon Cushioning
Midsole: Lunarlon
Outsole: Bi-Level Hobnail Cupsole

Best Uses: Skateboarding, Everyday Wear
Fit: True To Size


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