The Running Network has given adidas four awards during the short time that BOOST has been around. The technology was the result of a long time development project with BASF, a German technology company celebrating its 150th year in business in 2015. The little beads that are used to create the midsole of the adidas BOOST series of footwear has been called a "paradigm changer" for the brand.
Retailers in North America have told us that while they were caught off guard in 2013 when adidas BOOST launched, many are preparing to support the product as it has resonated like few adidas products in the recent past. Some have compared it to the Dellinger web, launched by adidas in the late 1970s and early 1980s.
To see the video from Shoe Addicts TV, a new feature series from the Shoe Addicts, just go to the next section. The adidas Ultraboost goes on sale globally on February 19, 2015, and will retail for $180 in North America.