Sarah Reinertsen helped develop Nike Sole and Nike FlyEase

August, 15, 2018

Sarah Reinertsen helped develop Nike Sole and the Nike FlyEase together with Tobie Hatfield, Director of Innovation for Nike

Sarah shares how she worked with Tobie Hatfield, Director of Innovation for Nike, and helped develop Nike Sole to not only supercharge her running career but also help amputee runners everywhere get to their own starting lines.

Sarah is collaborating with Nike again on their first adaptive closure technology, FlyEase, a discrete wraparound zipper closure offered on several Nike shoe models. This zipper system allows athletes of all abilities to open or close the heel of the shoe in one fluid motion, making it ideal for lower limb prosthetic users who typically cannot articulate their ankle.

Read the full article in the August 2018 issue of O&P Almanac published by the American Orthotic & Prosthetic Association (AOPA).

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