All the Olympic action in Sochi has me gravitating towards anything pro-Team USA, and this mid version of the Free Trainer 3.0 from Nike is another item to add to my list. Equipped with Flywire technology which looks to be a standard for most Nike models these days, the Trainer also features a Free outsole and multidirectional DiamondFLX grooves to give the winter shoe a barefoot-like feel. The minimalist approach is complemented by utilitarian features such as a water-repelling mesh upper and Tech-Tuff leather in the toebox for added protection, so you won’t have to sacrifice flexibility for durability. The shoe is available now on Nike.com for $120.

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