The T90 Laser III is back, and this time out it’s packing more punch than ever!
The first one that Nike would tell you about is the full Carbon Fibre Soleplate. As we know from many other football boots such as the Umbro Stealth Pro and Puma v1.10 – Carbon Fibre has been used in the industry to provide a lightweight, rigid spine for improved power transference when striking the ball.
In the T90 Laser III Elite, the whole sole is Carbon Fibre, and it’s been specially ‘tuned’ by Nike – to make the whole plate bendable in the toes, but stable and strong in the mid-foot.
This not only makes the football boot lighter, but in theory, should also provide a great platform for the energy released when striking a ball to transfer into the ball!
The second big revolution for the new T90 Laser III Elite is the Colourway. Now, we know what you’re thinking – we thought it too on first glance!
But Nike assure us that this is a whole new level of sports science that we can expect to see exploited more often:
An average person’s vision is 99% peripheral. Under 1% is considered foveal, or focused vision.
To spark increased focus of peripheral vision Nike designers analysed the colour spectrum to identify two, high-contrast colours, so that when a player is running with these boots the colours trigger a stimulus to rapidly tune peripheral vision.
Mach Purple and Total Orange provided the perfect blend to create this effect and performance advantage.
Tech Spec Total90 Laser III Elite
Adaptive Shotshield technology for instep and swerve-kicking accuracy
Asymmetric, anatomically engineered lacing system
Asymmetric tongue design following the natural lines of the foot
Cutting-edge shape correcting memory foam provides a super-smooth surface
Strategically angled, raised TPU fins create friction and increased ball spin
Innovative Instep pods ensure even pressure on the ball at impact
Teijin Microfibre synthetic upper for superior fit and performance in all conditions
Full length thermoplastic composite carbon reinforced chassis
Direct Inject bladed TPU studs for optimal traction and stability
Weight (US size 10): 285 grams, 16% lighter than it’s original statement football boot
Also included is Nike’s innovative Nike Football+ program, guaranteed to get you Deadly Accurate by the time pre-season rolls around!
So there you have it – the new Nike T90 Laser III Elite!
Released: May 22nd 2010
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