Adidas Boost in Tennis shoes Anyone?

brownbearfalling

Hall of Fame
Adidas just introduced their new cushioning technology called boost:

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What do you guys think? Is it going to overcome Nike Lunarlon?
 

anhuynh16

Hall of Fame
I saw this the other day, I can see the technology behind it, but I need to see if they work in running shoes first.
 

brownbearfalling

Hall of Fame
My concern is that it might be too soft for tennis shoes and the cushioning won't provide enough stability. Hopefully they perfect the use of boost in tennis shoes.
 

Gasolina

Professional
Might have to do some boost enclosed EVA, like how they're using adiprene.

I don't see that kind of material standing up to constant dragging and sliding
 

brownbearfalling

Hall of Fame
I believe Gasolina is using "dragging and sliding" to refer to the lateral movements in the sport of tennis. Runningers feet and shoes only travel in one direction: forward. It looks like the boost material is only made for running shoes since i would guess that if you stretched it in different directions, it would essentially rip.
 

Gasolina

Professional
I believe Gasolina is using "dragging and sliding" to refer to the lateral movements in the sport of tennis. Runningers feet and shoes only travel in one direction: forward. It looks like the boost material is only made for running shoes since i would guess that if you stretched it in different directions, it would essentially rip.
That too, I drag the lateral side of my left shoe when chasing forehands (open stance) I haven't seen the material for real but it'll be bad if a chunk of the boost midsole comes off. That's why I thought it should be enclosed
 
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