Under Armour Unveils Olympic Sneakers For Michael Phelps
The Rio Olympics are just days away, and Tuesday, Under Armour unveiled two personalized sneakers for world champion swimmer Michael Phelps to wear at the event.
This set features patriotic styles of the Architech, Under Armour’s first ever 3D-printed training shoe, and the SpeedForm Slingshot running shoe.
Although Phelps won’t actually compete in either of these shoes, Under Armour has added personal details intended to motivate the swimmer. The
The Architech’s insole features the footprint of Phelps’ 3-month-old son Boomer, while the print appears at the medial side of the SpeedForm Slingshot.
As of now, there are no plans to release this Phelps-exclusive Architech colorway, although Under Armour has confirmed that a new Architech style will release this month.
Meanwhile, a limited edition Olympics colorway of the SpeedForm Slingshot is currently available from UnderArmour.com for $120, however, it lacks the personalized details seen on Phelps’ pair.