Nike and adidas have revealed their latest weapons in the ongoing sneaker war, upgrading their flagship casual running offerings with fresh looks and tech. The Epic React Flyknit 2 and the UltraBOOST 2019 mark new eras for two of the most popular silhouettes on the market, packing the respective brands’ renowned energy-return and knit technologies into sleek, street-ready packages.
So which revamped runner will rule 2019? In this instalment of Sneaker Showdown, Nike’s Epic React Flyknit 2 dukes it out against adidas’ UltraBOOST 2019 in a battle for pavement supremacy. Round 1! Fight!