Famous Olympians that wear Adidas shoes
One of the best parts about the Olympic Games is that you get to check out all the latest and top of the line gear that sports companies have to offer. Whether it’s the latest swimsuits or the lightest running shoes, the Olympics showcase the best the equipment and apparel the sports world has to offer. Adidas has long been one of the sports clothing and footwear giants so let’s check out what new gear Adidas has unleashed for these 2012 London Olympic Games:
Yohan Blake, Jamaica
As the silver medalist for the 100m dash, Yohan Blake is officially the 2nd fastest man on the planet. This Jamacian track star hones his skill with training partner, and fastest man ever, Usain Bolt and knows what it takes to maximize his speed. During these Olympics, Blake wore the brand new 2012 ultra-light Adidas spikes known as the Adizero Prime. Weighing only 3.5 ounces, these track spikes have been in development for over three years and are said to be over 60% lighter than the Adidas track spikes that he wore in the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games. Blake was also seen wearing the Adidas Climacool Leap Men’s running shoes during his warm-ups.
Andy Murray, Great Britain
Truly one of the best stories of these 2012 London Games was the hometown hero Andy Murray winning the Men’s Singles Tennis gold medal. Having lost in the finals at Wimbeldon only a month ago, Murray miraculously thundered back to claim the gold on the same court, marking his first major tournament win in his career. What’s better is that he did it with the eyes of an entire nation on him. Murray did in all in Adidas gear, wearing the extremely popular Adidas Mens adiPower Barricade 7.0 Tennis Shoes. As part of the Men’s Adidas Climacool shoes series, the Barricade7.0 is are the forefront of tennis shoe technology.
So strap up your feet in some Adidas athletic shoes today and play like an Olympian!
Written by Asher Briggs