Gigi Ruf x Nike Snowboarding – Zoom Kaiju Premium QS

By - November 16th, 2010

Gigi Ruf x Nike Snowboarding   Zoom Kaiju Premium QS

After over an decade with Burton, Austrian snowboarder Gigi Ruf became the newest pro rider, after Danny Kass, to have a signature snowboarding boots with Nike Snowboarding. Being that Ruf is a die-hard fan of his local soccer club, the SC Bregenz. Designers at Nike decided to add certain elements from its 2010 World Cup success, the Mercurial Vapor boots, to Ruf’s signature Zoom Kaiju Premium QS. What they ended up with is a one of the most striking snowboarding boots of the year. The first thing anyone will notice is the turquoise colorway, which harks back to the Nike SB Tiffany Dunk so many years ago. A internal Nike Flywire overlay made certain the boot is light with amble support. Riders can arch around the their midfoot area thanks to a Nike Free inspired outsole meanwhile a OUTLAST insulation keep those feet toasty in the sub zero climate. And like the mentioned Mercurial Vapor soccer boots, the Gigi Ruf x Nike Snowboarding Zoom Kaiju Premium QS will change through a gradation of color thanks to a UV reactive upper and toe cap. Available starting this week at select Nike Snowboarding retail location worldwide, including Kashina of South Korea.

Gigi Ruf x Nike Snowboarding   Zoom Kaiju Premium QS

Gigi Ruf x Nike Snowboarding   Zoom Kaiju Premium QS

2 comments
QuasarPurpsnotKaiju
QuasarPurpsnotKaiju

Nike is making some of the most comfortable, yet ugliest snowboard boots in creation! Color combinations that could only come from some dubious japanese designer: Red boots with black tiger stripes, brown, purple & orange all in the same shoe, Nike red dragons (just take a look nuff said!), gold and baby blue boots you couldn't give away in a Denver Nuggets home game & the ugiest of all: the kaijus pictured above! There are only 2 nike snowboard boots out of the 15+ (including previous seasons), that I can say look good enough for myself to wear. DK black & quasar purple & the black kaijus that have that jordans-look. NIKE NEEDS NEW DESIGNERS TO CREATE BETTER COLOR COMBINATIONS!!!!!!!! Went to Xtreme Sports (nike snowboard boots distributor) the other day...all the black & quasar purp DK's & black kaijus sold out of in all sizes. But guess which ones they had plenty of and in all sizes? that's right, those god ugly white & blue kaijus!

QuasarPurpsnotKaiju
QuasarPurpsnotKaiju

NIKE makes snowboard boots for MEN & WOMEN. Now apparently, (with the Kaiju release) it seems they make snowboard boots for a new audience: GAY MEN! Boots are comfortable, but look WAY TOO GAY!!!!