Materials, shape and colors are as close to the original as possible
Nike Air unit provides lightweight cushioning
Textile and leather upper gives comfortable support
Rubber Waffle outsole has durable grip
Making its debut in 1978 for the Honolulu Marathon, the Nike Air Tailwind was a revolution in cushioning. Now, a racing icon returns with the Nike Air Tailwind 79, featuring nearly original materials and colors, plus the Nike Air unit that made it a winner.