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The Air Jordan 18 Sport Royal Returns 15 Years Later!!!

air jordan 18 sport royal

We have some wonderful news for you sneaker heads!!! The Air Jordan 18 Sport Royal is finally making a comeback, first time since 2003!!! We have been awaiting this retro release for a long time, and now, you have the opportunity to grab these classic jays come next week!!!

The Air Jordan 18 History

The Air Jordan 18 was originally released to the public back in 2003, designed by Tate Kuerbis. During Michael Jordan’s last NBA game with the Washington Wizards against the Philadelphia 76ers on April 16, 2003, he was wearing the Air Jordan 18 Sport Royal. The overall outlook of the 18 was inspired by the automobile world; MJ adores automobiles.  The rubber heel wrap on the sneaker is inspired from racing car driving shoes. The Carbon fiber-based monocoque is based off of F1 racing cars. It was also inspired by Italian dressing shoes. When the sneaker first released, it came with a special slide out shoe box, towel, brush, and an “Air Jordan 18 Driver’s Manual” pamphlet. The Air Jordan 18 was equipped with the latest sneaker technology at the time. It contains air vents, carbon comfort plate, hidden quick lace system, suede leather uppers, and zoom air soles. There are a few cons about the 18s; they collect a lot of dust, scuffs, and dirt marks since they are suede shoes. They would also make someone who’s playing basketball fall, due to the rubber soles on the sneakers because they collect dust also. The Air Jordan 5 had the same issue. In order to prevent this problem from happening, you would had in play in an indoor gym. The original retail price for the 18s was $175.00, the low versions were $150.00, and the 18.5 versions were $175.00.

Features Of The Shoe

This shoe features an overall of white on the leather upper, along with touches of sport royal located on the inner liner, midsole, and outsole. It comes with carbon fiber plates, zoom air located in the forefront of the shoe, and hand-stitched outsoles.

Release Date

This will be a highly anticipated sneaker. Are you copping these classic from 2003??? If so, they will be available on January 22, for a tad steep price of $225.00.

Air Jordan 18 Sport Royal

January 22th, 2018

$225.00

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Conclusion

These sneakers bring back childhood memories. If you never owned a pair of classic jays, you would pick them up for your sneaker collection. Are these beloved shoes on your wish list??? What are your thoughts??? Leave any questions and comments you may have in the comment section. I will be more than happy to help you out. Stay tuned, as we will provide you with more sneaker news on The Latest Sneakers!!!

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