Nike Air StabDesigned by the legendary Tinker Hatfield (AJIII, AJXV, AJXX, Air Trainer 1), the Air Stab was originally released in 1989. The Air Stab, considered an outstanding running shoe, features a supportive footbridge to protect from impact-related injuries. Other distinctive Air Stab elements include visible Air-Sole, "Air Stab" lettering on thermoplastic heel and a breathable upper.