The self-lacing shoes from Back to the Future are now a reality

You might even be able to get your hands on a pair.

Christopher Lloyd and Michael J Fox in Back to the Future
88 mph Christopher Lloyd and Michael J Fox in Back to the Future. Image Picture Universal

Remember those shoes from Back to the Future Part 2? The ones that tied themselves around Michael J Fox’s feet? Well, what was once a thing of the future is a thing of right now.

The HyperAdapt 1.0 is Nike’s first “adaptive fit” shoe that tightens itself around your foot with the push of a button.

The shoes are naturally based off the Nike Mag movie-prop shoe that was seen in the Back to the Future sequel back in 1989. Nike’s designers have worked for over two decades to make the shoe a reality and now finally they are.

The Nike Mag
The new Nike Mag sneaker. As seen in Back to the Future Part 2 Image Nike

The HyperAdapt is hitting stores next month but in the meantime Nike have announced they have created a limited-edition line of Nike Mags, made to look identical to the ones featured in the film.

Just 89 pairs of these Nike Mags have been made and the company are aiming to make the majority of them only available to those who enter a digital raffle.

All the proceeds for which are going towards helping to find a cure for Parkinson’s. Michael J Fox, star of Back to the Future, has suffered with the disease since 1991.

Fox himself received a prototype pair of the Nike Mags from Nike last year.

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