Yonex Co., Ltd. is proud to announce the release of its lightest badminton shoe ever — about 270 grams (for a size 26). The POWER CUSHION AERUS 3, designed to absorb the impact of the intense footwork of badminton while not inhibiting a player’s movement speed, releases in late September 2018.
Modern badminton continues to become a faster and faster game, and players need shoes to meet the demands of the more intense footwork. Adopting Yonex’s proprietary shock-absorbing material, Power Cushion+, the AERUS 3 also features a redesigned midsole structure, further increasing shock-absorption and resilience, while remaining lighter and allowing for greater agility than ever before.
The upper part of the shoe realizes improved fit and decreased weight by adopting a new material that combines elasticity and toughness. Additionally, weight is reduced by the upper part of the shoe is one seamless piece, eliminating the need for fabric overlap and seams.
Upper: Sports P.U. leather around a Double Russell mesh layer for comfort, support and breathability.
Midsole: Hyper nsLite, a graphite sheet, alongwith the Power Cushion technology offers exceptional cushioning, shock absorption and energy return with each step.
Outsole: Hexagrip technology helps with agility and stability. This unique pattern gives 3% more grip and is 20% lighter than a standard sole.
Check out BW's expert review of the Aerus 3 MX.