Nike made a weightlifting shoe for the olympics.

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  1. zere0wn Green Belt

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    i've never seen a 300 pound pan cnj 700 pounds
     
  3. Rare Chestnuts Banned Banned

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    I wonder if they'll sell them.
     
  4. bad_coupon Orange Belt

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    I like the idea of each sport having its corresponding line of footwear (that's what Nike has just done). That's the way it should be.

    That said a rationale behind making a shoe designed for archery must be pretty damn weird (though I can imagine archers saying that about shoes for lifting).
     
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    If so I'd be up for trying them out. Probably run around $150?
     
  6. Krossinc Design is el cool

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    I'd like to beta test it.
     
  7. Zerocrew1984 Banned Banned

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    those look ugly
     
  8. Rare Chestnuts Banned Banned

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    I'd guess more. Adidas' top of the line weightlifting shoe usually sells for ~$200.
     
  9. SteveX Nobody F*cks Wit Da Jesus

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    I'll stick with my Chucks, but cool to see companies like Nike making shoes specifically for lifting
     
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    Why are people always comparing weightlifting shoes to Chucks? Apples and oranges.
     
  11. zere0wn Green Belt

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    I was thinking that it would be better if they were high top...
     
  12. Rare Chestnuts Banned Banned

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    From a history of weightlifting shoes here.
     
  13. Rare Chestnuts Banned Banned

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    Double post.
     
  14. AnOddParadigm Blue Belt

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    Chucks are great for powerlifting, not so much for olympic lifts.
     
  15. Iosephus sleazy male stripper

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    if they ever release it of course nike are probably going to be lamers and have it only in normal width. id be happy if they made it for us with he-man sized girth.... its probably made in a sweatshop though
     
  16. Zerocrew1984 Banned Banned

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    chucks are superior.
     
  17. ThinkGreen Der √úbermensch

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    Gotta agree....
     
  18. Crono7 GET TO THE CHOPPA

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    these shoes are sport specific

    you will never see a olympic lifter with chucks
     
  19. Zerocrew1984 Banned Banned

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    what do you know. i do olympic lifts with chucks. should i post a vid so you can see?
     
  20. Crono7 GET TO THE CHOPPA

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    Awesome,

    so you will post the vid after you competed in Beijing?
     

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