Tinker Hatfield Confirms Power-lacing In 2015 Nike® Air Mcfly

There are sneaker releases, and then there was the Nike MAG launch in 2011. Without as much as a hint, Nike produced Marty McFly's fictional high-top from Back to the Future II and auctioned off 1,500 pairs on eBay, with all proceeds going to the Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson's Research. In the end, sneaker fans, film aficionados and celebrities spent nearly $6 million to claim a piece of history. However, as transcendent as the launch was, something was missing. When McFly wore his pair in the movie, they were equipped with power laces. While Nike went above and beyond to put the release together, they weren't quite ready for the futuristic lacing system. But why should they have been? MAGs technically weren't a reality until 2015, which is now less than a year away. Read more: solecollector

There are sneaker releases, and then there was the Nike MAG launch in 2011. Without as much as a hint, Nike produced Marty McFly's fictional high-top from Back to the Future II and auctioned off 1,500 pairs on eBay, with all proceeds going to the Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson's Research. In the end, sneaker fans, film aficionados and celebrities spent nearly $6 million to claim a piece of history. However, as transcendent as the launch was, something was missing. When McFly wore his pair in the movie, they were equipped with power laces. While Nike went above and beyond to put the release together, they weren't quite ready for the futuristic lacing system. But why should they have been? MAGs technically weren't a reality until 2015, which is now less than a year away. Read more: solecollector