The term athletic shoe means a comprehensive set of sport shoes (more commonly known as sneakers) designed for practice or sports competitions more or less strongly adapted to a particular sport (Example: climbing, football, cycling, hiking, running.). The sports shoes are traded and disclosed in a specific way unique to them. Since the 1980s, these shoes have become more integrated in fashion and everyday life.
Manufacturers offer various series of shoes adapted to the constraints of various sports: football cleats for football or rugby shoes, room for basketball and handball as well as shoes with a better “cushioning” for running.
Different Kinds of Athletic shoes
The trainer refers to an athletic shoe diverted to a city use. Indeed, most athletic shoes do not tread ground. The sneaker is distinguished by its undeniable aesthetic. Fans of sneakers are called sneakers addicts. They have developed their own language: trade (exchange of sneakers), legit check (checking the authenticity of a sneaker). The sneaker was born in the village of Berte, Franche Comte in 1915 during the invasion of German troops on French territory. The sneakers are fashion accessories, especially in popular culture and hip-hop.
Teens and sports shoes
In many countries, including Western, these shoes are worn in the street. Teenagers are the main carriers of the sneaker shoes as everyday, with the encouragement of large advertising specialty brands, but other ages are also happy wearing them. Urban multi-sport shoes, or models of the years 60-70 are the most often used. The sneakers are attracting more and more interest.
The world’s leading manufacturers of sneakers are (alphabetically): Adidas, Asics, Converse, New Balance, Nike, Puma, Reebok, etc.. However, many more conventional shoe brands like Paul Smith, Prada and Hugo Boss were launched in the market for basketball.