In this edition of Hit the Field Friday we are taking a look at Nike’s lowest profile cleats, the Vapor Carbon Elites. Meant for the player that is a speed demon on the field and desiring any advantage to increase that speed, the Nike Vapor Carbons do not disappoint.
Originally designed for football, these cleats are known to be used by wide receivers who depend on that extra step to get past their defender. That same mentality has been translated into the lacrosse version of these cleats. Getting that one more step to glory is vastly important for the attackman racing around the crease to get above GLE, or the midfielder looking to create separation to free up space for a shot on the run. These cleats feature a one-piece upper and a combination of bladed and conical cleats that provide reduced weight and better grip on the turf.
These shoes also feature Nike’s dynamic Flywire technology that provides an adaptive and locked-down fit. The Flywire, combined with the cleats’ low profile, causes the Nike Vapor Carbon Elites to connect the player closely to the turf. The player can then make those head turning dodges with minimal effort from their footwear. Lightweight cleats with superior traction are a top speed player’s dream. The Nike Vapor Carbon Elites provide just that.