Read Nike’s Letter To Michael J. Fox About Self-Lacing Air Mag Sneakers


As the internet’s been very quick to remind us, October 21, 2015 is Back To The Future Day, the day that Marty McFly and Doc Brown landed in when they time-travelled in Back To The Future 2. One of the highlights of the movie were the self-lacing Nike’s that Marty wore throughout, and we may not have to wait long before they come to the real world.

Marty McFly himself Michael J. Fox received a very special letter from Nike’s VP of Design and Special Products Tinker Hatfield:

He also got his shoes in the mail:


The letter reveals that not only will Fox be getting his own pair of Air Mags to call his own, but that more pairs of Air Mags will be made in 2016, with the profits going to the Michael J. Fox foundation. That’s heavy, man.

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