REPORTS: Rafael Nadal and Tiger Woods collaborate on new Nike shoes

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There was one particular moment from the 2019 US Open that was memorable for tennis and golf fans. It was when Tiger Woods was watching from the stands Rafael Nadal play at the New York event. In another treat for fans everywhere, Rafael Nadal and Tiger Woods have now collaborated on a new Nike show design.

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The Nike Rafa X Tiger Vapor Cage 4 men’s tennis shoes are about to release in a limited edition. The new product is set to release on August 24 in limited quantities. The sneakers feature the Nadal logo on the right shoe and the Woods logo on the left shoe. They come in a combination of black and silver. The Nike swoosh logo is displayed with a silver outline, giving the shoes a classic look.

Key Features of the Rafa X Tiger Vapor Cage 4 Tennis Shoes

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Similar to other Vapor Cage 4 shoes, the new product is designed to withstand heavy use while maintaining stability and traction for players on the court. The rubber of the shoes and the Kurim material are designed to increase durability. Kurim is a very durable material that is typically used on the uppers of Nike shoes. It also helps athletes move better. The Zoom Air technology in the shoe further contributes to the stability and explosiveness of the game. The shoe is also lightweight but still does not compromise on durability. It also has features optimized for hard surfaces.

When Rafael Nadal greeted the “idol” Tiger Woods

At last year’s US Open, Tiger Woods cheered on Rafael Nadal every step of the way and was as excited as Nadal usually is. He even jumped out of his seat at times, most notably when Nadal pulled off an incredible trick that was the clear winner of the fourth set. Nadal even called Woods his idol after the match.

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It’s a huge honor to play in front of everyone [New York fans] but playing in front of Tiger is a very special thing. I always said I don’t have any idols, but if I did, I should say an idol is him“, Nadal said after his match at the US Open.

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The two sports superstars have also recently played golf. Nadal is known to be an avid golfer. Given their camaraderie, fans are sure to be lining up to get their hands on the new Rafa X Tiger Vapor Cage boots.

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