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Nike vs Adidas: Which Brand Do High Jumper’s Prefer?

Nike VS Adidas.

Nike vs Adidas is a difficult choice for high jumpers because both brands are stellar. Both are recognized in many different sports internationally. 

Nike vs Adidas - Decision Making
Nike vs Adidas – Decision Making

With high jumping, the shoes are critical for performance. The shoe must handle the stress of running the curve along with the pressure of the takeoff. Both activities happen with speed!


Regarding top high jump athletes, is Nike or Adidas the shoe of choice? Here’s the list of the top 2018 jumpers-to-date and which high jump shoes they use.

Men

Mutaz Essa Barshim – Nike

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Danil Lysenko – Nike

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Ivan Ukhov – Nike

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Bohdan Bondarenko – Adidas

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Sylwester Bednarek – Nike

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Dzmitry Nabokau – Adidas

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Erik Kynard – Nike

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Yu Wang – Nike

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Donald Thomas – Nike

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Bryan McBride – Nike

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Women

Mariya Lasitskene – Nike

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Former collegiate high jumper and current high jump coach. I love teaching and sharing useful information. I love the sport of high jump and track & field events in general. Looking to help as many high jump enthusiasts as possible!

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