It was only a matter of time before Nike decided to jump into the the sport of fitness market. The all new Nike Metcon TR will be Nike's first shoe designed specifically for crossfitters. With a launch scheduled for February 2015, the world's most powerful and recognizable sports brand will almost certainly cement their place and success in the world of crossfit.
Nike has taken a tactical approach in their efforts to enter a crossfit market that is currently dominated by Reebok. By signing some well known elite level crossfitters like Josh Bridges and by being very tight lipped, Nike has created some serious buzz and interest surrounding their new shoe. Ever since word got out this summer, crossfitters worldwide have been salivating for more news about this new shoe from Nike.
Here are our initial thoughts on the Nike Metcon TR based on what we've seen:
Be sure to stay up to date with Box Basics for the latest information regarding the Nike Metson TR; and mark your calender for February 2015 when the Nike Metcon TR will be available for purchase on Box Basics.
Chris Spealler is not only a CrossFit legend, but he's arguably the best bodyweight specialist to ever compete at the CrossFit Games. Watching him fly through muscle ups or handstand walk his way past the competition was truly amazing and inspiring to watch.
With over a decade of CrossFit experience as both a coach and athlete, and with 6 Games appearances, Chris Spealler has racked up a wealth of knowledge on proper movement and technique.