Introducing the adidas POD. Inspired by the point of deflection system found on 90's adidas running shoes the POD picks up the baton strides confidently into the 21st century. Marrying together adidas's famed cutting edge production techniques and sole technology.
Built upon a podular sole unit, The sneaker takes its name from a running technology invented in 1995. ‘P.O.D.System’ or ‘Point of Deflection System’ was a unique three-dimensional cushioning developed to provide shock absorption and stability in the outsole at the point of impact. Inspired by the original shoe’s podular design, adidas reimagine the cushioning technology for a new era, fusing three individual podular elements together to create a sneaker purpose-built for natural motion.