Video: Nike's First Self Tying Shoe


Nike's FlyEase technology was first launched in 2015 on its Zoom Soldier 8 model. The tech was inspired by 16-year-old

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, who has cerebral palsy and wrote a letter to the company asking for an accessible shoe design for those who struggle with tying laces.

The Nike GO FlyEase will be available for some Nike Members starting on February 15. A broader launch of the shoe is planned for later this year.