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    Nike Air Max 1 '86 "Big Bubble" - an untold story

    In 1986, the Air Max 1 "Big Bubble" was a kind of (weaker) prototype for the Air Max 1 that was launched in 1987 as the design debut of Tinker Hatfield. Nevertheless, the "Big Bubble" Air Max is the real OG and is thus considered a highlight for all Nike heads and sneaker fans! We are happy to announce that this icon is coming back for Air Max Day 2023!

    To the history of the Air Max 86 "Big Bubble"

    In 1986, the "Big Bubble" was part of the first series of Air Max models produced, just like the midsole in alpine white and a slightly different upper construction (than that of the later released 1s). Of course, the oversized Air Bubble is the most eye-catching in comparison. At the time, however, the large Air Pad disappeared again before 1987 - it had turned out that the bubble tended to burst in cold weather. So for the Air Max 1, the slightly smaller sole we know today was redesigned. The 1s went through the roof already in 1987 and is still one of the most popular Air Max models and object of desire for sneakerheads.

    "Failing Forward" with Sara aka @ssstrellez

    Despite its obvious flaws, the "Big Bubble" was not only a milestone in sneaker history and the birth of the Air Max dynasty, but also quite simply, an appeal to persevere. Keep at it, believe in yourself, don't be afraid, accept setbacks and never give up - it will pay off in the end!

    Sara aka @ssstrellez is a dancer and recently performed at various Red Bull "Dance Your Style" contests. She is the perfect example of the AM1 '86 story. Dancing is not just about telling a story, (or even your own story) and expressing yourself; It shows that perseverance, hard work and confidence pay off. With every training session you learn something new, every dance battle pays off on your skills and brings new experiences - even if this can always be associated with setbacks. Here applies quite classically: "from mistakes you learn" or also "Failing Forward"!

    The Nike Air Max 1 "Big Bubble" at Asphaltgold

    Asphaltgold App:

    The shoe will be available at Asphaltgold in Mens and WMNS versions - both via Raffle in the Asphaltgold App and Men's also Instore. 

    Mar. 27, 2023 / 10:00 (CEST) first come, first served (men's sizes only)

    The WMNS Raffle starts on 03/21 / 10:00 (CET) and runs until 03/24 at 10:00 (CET). The Raffle for the Mens variant starts and ends at 12:00 (CET). Good luck!

    MENS EU 38.5 - 49.5

    WMNS EU 35.5 - 44.5