The Nike Air Total Max Uptempo, made famous by Hall of Famer Reggie Miller in 1997-98, has finally returned. If you, like Chris, couldn’t buy them back in high school or when they released in 2009, now you’ve got your chance.
How did Nike do in recreating the original version? Let Chris give you his detailed look and review by pressing the play button above.
What’s in the video?
In the video, Chris provides detailed information from all the usual categories, providing the in depth information you need. He supplies expert level opinions on the materials, cushioning, traction, support, and fit. Here’s some of what he discusses:
- History of the Uptempo line
- Which players wore the Total Max Uptempo
- Herringbone finally comes to the Uptempo line
- Cushion changes from the original
- Phylon midsole
- Early use of Volt
- Pippen eyelets?
- 2009 release of the Total Max Uptempo
- Are they playable?
- Sizing recommendations
As an added bonus, Mrs. Wing tells us how the Total Max Uptempo is a very “Chris” shoe. Do you agree with her?
Watch the full video by pressing play above or by clicking here to watch on YouTube.
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