Nike Air Tailwind 79 Shoe 40 YEARS LATER AND FAST AS EVER. Making its debut in 1978 for the Honolulu Marathon, the Nike Air Tailwind was a revolution in cushioning. Now, a racing icon returns with the Nike Air Tailwind 79, featuring nearly original materials and colors, plus the Nike Air unit that made it a winner.
Materials, shape and colors are as close to the original as possible. Nike Air unit provides lightweight cushioning. Textile and leather upper gives comfortable support. Rubber Waffle outsole has durable grip.