New fabrics and all-terrain wear
Embarking on a new season of advanced technologies designed to meet the needs of every kind of athlete, ASICS America reveals its Spring 2015 collection with brand new products as well as updates to immortal favorites in footwear, apparel and accessories. With a focus on overcoming the elements and outperforming in any terrain, the collection includes new fabrics and materials to achieve advanced performance. Exciting standout introductions this season include Ecoline, a new technology from ASICS utilizing recycled polyester fabric from repurposed coffee beans with sweat-wicking and climate-control benefits, and the new GEL-FujiRunnegade running footwear with an anti-gravel tongue to prevent debris from getting into the footwear during off-road runs. No matter the level of competitor or athlete, consumers will find the Spring 2015 collection an unmatched companion in their training, practice, and competition.
"ASICS has always aimed to push limits and boundaries, and our continued success in the running category has only fueled the fire for further advancements across a number of fitness categories. The 2015 spring collection embodies our heritage in innovation, boasting incredible advancement across running, team sport and studio fitness."
Shannon Scott, Senior Director of Marketing Communications, ASICS America Corporation
Top highlights from the Spring 2015 collection
This season, ASICS America is highlighting its electrifying repertoire for performance through “Run Your Way,” an initiative to provide runners with the optimum footwear and running gear to make the most of the time on their feet, whether it be on pavement or dirt trail rain or shine. “Run Natural” is the first iteration of the initiative, providing updates to the ASICS Natural33 collection to help runners achieve a “gear-free feeling” with flexibility and lighter weights. This includes the new 33-DFA and 33-FA footwear, which offer FluidAxis. “Run Fast” includes the latest in speed and racing footwear including the new GEL-Hyper Tri footwear for triathlons over shorter distances. The GEL-Hyper Tri features elastic laces, heel and tongue loops and Seamless Construction to allow for sockless wear and a breezy transition on race day. The updated GEL-Noosa TRI 10 includes a WET GRIP outsole ideal for aid stations and wet conditions, as well as a 15% lighter midsole Solyte and a perforated sockliner for a lighter, more comfortable ride. Finally, “Run Anywhere” highlights the newest introductions to the performance ASICS Fuji Trail Collection. The new GEL-FujiRunnegade and GEL-FujiAttack 4 provide unmatched balance and protection benefits when tackling the roughest of terrains, with aggressive trail-specific outsoles and features such as anti-gravel tongue and rock protection plate.
The performance run category also spotlights renewal to the everlasting favorites in Spring 2015, like the new GEL-Nimbus 17. Featuring an updated FluidFit upper, which combines engineered mesh and seamless overlay construction that stretches, the GEL-Nimbus 17 allows it to move with the foot like never before. The shoe also sports updated FluidRide technology, providing 20% more bouncy cushioning directly underfoot and less weight closest to the ground. Favorite apparel items in the performance run category have also been updated within the new ECOLINE, featuring at least 50% recycled materials including polyester spun from repurposed coffee beans. Run specialty apparel for spring also includes popular ASICS technologies like LITE-SHOW retro-reflective technology and SHELTER to fit any kind of run.
Continuing the smash hit in studio fitness
ASICS has seen incredible success within its training category, and the Spring 2015 ASICS Studio collection continues the momentum with new fabrics and fashionable accessory additions. This season boasts three new studio apparel launches, including performance-ready FIT-Sana, fashion-forward CLEO-POP, and the supremely comfortable FLEX line. Each collection includes a sports bra, tank, t-shirt, short and pant to fit the needs of any workout class or training session, whether it’s HIIT workout or barre class. Footwear also saw advancement this season, with an update to the GEL-Craze for men and women with an improved fit thanks to the asymmetrical design and secure hold. Fan favorites like the GEL-Fortius are back for spring, outfitting extreme fitness enthusiasts for the toughest workouts.
Another ace for ASICS tennis
A leader in the sport of tennis, the latest from ASICS vaunts exceptional footwear for every level of tennis player. The latest iteration of the hero ASICS stability footwear, the GEL-Resolution 6, does not disappoint on the court. The footwear features an external heel counter with a new emphasis on midfoot support and stability. The FLEXION FIT construction is extended to the midfoot, and an additional lateral support brace maximizes stability while maintaining comfort. FluidRide construction in the mid and forefoot provide underfoot comfort during play. Favorites of ASICS elite tennis athletes like Sam Stosur and Gael Monfils also appear in the collection, including the GEL-Solution Speed 2, voted “Best Game Day Shoe” by Tennis Magazine, the ASICS Team Performance apparel line and the Resolution sock designed for court play with NanoGLIDE1 technology.
All the accessories you’ll ever need
A key focus in the Spring 2015 season is ASICS sock technologies, perfect for every level of runner or athlete, including Elite Performance with PRO-FIT TECHNOLOGY, Women’s Performance meeting the needs of women in function and fashion, Performance, and Everyday socks. New launches in the accessories category this season include the SPEED CHILL Cap, a worry-free, lightweight stretch performance hat that features a foldable and reshapable visor, providing high-powered performance without the bulk, as well as a cooling liner and superior breathability. The new advanced FujiTrail Backpack was designed for runners who want to take it off-road without the weight, providing an adjustable, lightweight comfort fit and plenty of room to house the essentials.
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