Nike’s Epic React is a milestone in the company’s cushioning tech. Many are regarding it as the long-awaited response to BOOST, and sneakerheads are eager to see if it stacks up. Nike’s athletes are, too; three of their fastest have trialled the sneaker and offered their thoughts.
English distance-running GOAT Mo Farah, Jamaican double Olympic gold medallist Elaine Thompson, and American-record-holding steeplechase runner Evan Jager all took the Epic React out for a jog. Here’s what they had to say: