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Karhu: The Pioneers of Air Cushioned Footwear


    Footwear Pioneers: Karhu Championair

    Three new colorways of the Karhu ChampionAir will be released. Originally presented in 1977, the shoe is fulfilled with retro vibes, using nylon and mesh for the upper’s construction.

    All of it ready to provide extra breathability when on feet. In addition, the midsole was specially made for this pair with Air Cushioning technology.

    Air before Nike?

    If you thought that Nike was the first one to introduce air cushioned technology to footwear, you are wrong. Karhu is over 100 years old by now and they were the pioneers when it comes to adding extra comfort to your sneakers.

    Selling over 1million pairs globally between 1977-1984, this retro-runner is the perfect way for you to start the upcoming season. Chose your favorite colorway, learn a bit more right here and head over to Karhu’s webshop to buy yours.

    While you’re here, make sure to check out the latest colorways of the Karhu Aria.