Collection: Nike Air Tailwind 79 Sneakers

The Nike Air Tailwind made its debut in 1978 for the Honolulu marathon, officially hitting sport shop shelves the following year. The low-cut sneaker was the first Nike silhouette to feature a full-length Air-sole unit, with runners immediately embracing the revolutionary feel and support. Now, this racing icon returns with the Nike Air Tailwind 79, featuring all the OG materials and colours that made it a winner 40 years ago.

As the first shoe to feature Nike’s legendary Air Max cushioning underfoot, the original Nike Air Tailwind sneaker marked an important turning point in Nike’s history. Finished with a nylon upper and silver mesh, the idea was to make the sneaker look as light and as fast as a gust of wind. And, 40 years later, the Tailwind is as fast as ever. The modern-day Tailwind 79 sneaker launched in a range of colourways that paid tribute to the original – uber-wearable and packed with vintage running style.

Complete with classic Swoosh branding, the Nike Air Tailwind 79 sneaker rivals the likes of the Air Max 1 and the Air Force 1 in terms of icon status. The rubber outsole with waffle traction pattern gives an unbeatably durable grip underfoot, while the textile and leather upper provides comfortable support in every stride.

Looking for the latest Nike Air Max Tailwind 79 releases? You’ve come to the right place. Discover our range of Air Max Tailwind 79 colourways, including the latest drops and hard-to-find styles. Can’t find the silhouette you’re looking for? Keep checking back – we add new styles all the time, and we’re hot on the heels of every Air Max Tailwind 79 release. To be the first to hear about releases and restocks, you can subscribe to our email updates.

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