TIMELESS STYLE. MODERN COMFORT. The Nike Air Max 1 SE updates the legendary '80s design with new colors and materials while maintaining the same lightweight cushioning of the original. Benefits Synthetic leather and textile upper for durability. Foam midsole with Max Air cushioning for soft comfort. Rubber outsole gives you great traction. Shown: Off Noir/Atmosphere Grey/Hyper Blue Style: BQ6521-001 Nike Air Max Origins Nike's revolutionary Air-Sole unit made its way into Nike footwear in 1978. In 1987, the Nike Air Max 1 debuted with visible air in its heel, allowing fans more than just the feel of Air-Sole comfort—suddenly they could see it. Since then, next-generation Nike Air Max shoes have become a hit with athletes and collectors by offering striking color combinations and reliable, lightweight cushioning.