Nike is stepping out of its sportswear comfort zone and joining forces with a aviation design firm to create a new airplane cabin designed specifically for team travel.
Luxury design firm Teague helped Nike to create this amazing customized concept with a focus on what they say are the four areas left unaddressed by traditional chartered aircraft.
Recovery: equalizing the negative effects of air travel on the mind and body, and bringing the training room to 40,000 feet through in-flight biometrics and analysis to accelerate injury diagnosis and treatment.
Circulation: fostering natural mobility and building in equipment that ensures optimal circulation and promotes healing.
Sleep: designing ideal sleeping conditions for individuals and sleep strategies for entire teams to maximize physical readiness.
Thinking: creating spaces for key mental activities, especially film study—enabling in-transit film review both before and after games.
The companies say that their new design will increase away game performance and possibly limit injuries by keeping players, and coaches, in peak physical and mental condition.
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- Brendan Maloy