- ASICS taps STEPN to launch physical shoes using USDC on Solana Pay.
- GT-2000 11 shoes will be available for pre-order for a 5-day period on Nov 4 – 8.
- It will cost $200 and can be bought using USDC via Solana Pay.
ASICS, a Japanese sportswear manufacturer, made an announcement today about rolling out ASICS X SOLANA UI Collection, featuring custom-made, GT-2000 11 running shoes further allowing owners a chance to win a limited edition ASICS x STEPN GT-2000 NFT.
In a recent interview, ASICS Director told Decrypt that he sees a place for himself and his company to help in Web3 and launch products to inspire people to be more active physically, hence, promoting a healthy life and encouraging a fitness-filled lifestyle. He further explains that these creative marketing attempts are a way for them to tell stories about their products to grow excitement among certain specific communities.
Pace claims that the ASICS designed the GT-2000 running shoes for the Web3 community but is also something anyone can make use of to bring balance with physical activity.
On Nov 4 – 8, the GT-2000 11 shoes will be available for pre-order for a 5-day period. Available with two design variants, GT-2000 11 is going to sell for $200 using USDC via Solana Pay. ”Light mode” and “Dark mode” are two design variants of the shoe brand. Each represents a balance.
Meet the SUPERBLAST™ sneaker, a new take on the everyday trainer.— ASICS America (@ASICSamerica) November 3, 2022
Our SUPERBLAST™ sneaker is available for an early limited release this weekend only at the New York City Marathon expo and our NYC Meatpacking Store.
The SUPERBLAST™ shoe will be launching globally next month. pic.twitter.com/5x3SR9M0no
People who are going to buy these shoes will receive ASICS Badge NFT, unlocking access to future ASICS rewards and experiences.