Could Nike’s Vaporfly shoes be banned from triathlon racing?

According to the ITU, they will follow the IAAF’s lead if they choose to ban Nike’s high-end shoes that appear to have helped spur on a dramatic drop in marathon times over the last 18 months.

The new Nike shoe lineup

The series features the Nike Air Zoom Pegasus 36, Nike Zoom Pegasus Turbo 2, Nike Zoom Fly 3 and Nike ZoomX Vaporfly NEXT%.

Canadian triathletes launch the Nike Zoom Pegasus Turbo

Delivering on direct feedback from Nike athletes, the Nike Air Zoom Pegasus gets a serious speed upgrade, the Nike Zoom Pegasus Turbo

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