THE NEXT GENERATION OF AIR MAX. The Nike Air Max 1 G reinvents an icon with details made for the course. A visible Max Air unit cushions every step while creating a look that transitions seamlessly from the course to the concrete. Iconic style: design details are inspired by the original Nike Air Max 1. Leather wraps around the shoe above the outsole to help keep out water. Plush comfort: foam midsole and a full-length Max Air unit cushions every step. Versatile traction: integrated traction pattern gives you excellent grip in a variety of conditions. Textile is lightweight and breathable.