Reebok Nano 9 Releases June 12 + New Colors

UPDATE: July 17, 2019 – The Reebok Nano 9 is now available for sale on Amazon.


The Reebok Nano 9 release date was formally announced by Reebok. The announcement went out via email at 9AM central. According to the email, the latest edition of the famous official CrossFit shoe will be released on the 12th of June.


UPDATE: June 3, 2019 – More Colors

Reebok sent an update email to their UNLOCKED members in Monday, June 3 regarding additional colors. It detailed the five Reebok Nano 9 colorways which would be made available on the June 13 release:

  • WHITE / BRIGHT CYAN / SILVER METALLIC
  • WHITE / PRIMAL RED / COLLEGIATE NAVY
  • BLACK / WHITE / SILVER METALLIC
  • COOL SHADOW / STORM GLOW / SILVER METALLIC
  • BLACK / NEON RED / WHITE

We’ve highlighted the primary colors in bold. Here are images of the new colors/colorways:

Reebok Nano 9 Release Date

Reebok’s email, titled “The Nano 9 is Coming…” went out to their select UNLOCKED program members.

The announcement notes members of the program can purchase the shoes one day early. Reebok also updated their Nano page to reflect the coming release of the Reebok Nano 9, which is coming months after the typical Reebok Nano annual release.

Sign up for the Reebok UNLOCKED program.

Nano 9 Features

Reebok has largely iterated on the success of the Nano 8 with their redesigned Reebok Nano 9. An animated guide on their website walks you through the new features:

The Reebok Nano 9 will feature an all-new Flexweave upper to replace the original innovative material in the Nano 8.

Compared to the original durable outsole of the Nano 8, the Reebok Nano 9 will include a new midsole protection wrap for shoe durability.

The Reebok Nano 8 featured a dual-density mid-sole. Reebok iterates on this with the Reebok Nano 9, adding midsole cushioning for running. Historically, CrossFit shoes have struggled with their flexibility for running. Read our review of the current top CrossFit shoes.

According to the Reebok website, the Reebok Nano 9 will feature an all-new Flexweave upper to replace the original innovative material in the Reebok Nano 8. Image courtesy of Reebok.
According to the Reebok website, the Reebok Nano 9 will feature an all-new Flexweave upper to replace the original innovative material in the Reebok Nano 8. Image courtesy of Reebok.
Compared to the original durable outsole of the Reebok Nano 8, the Reebok Nano 9 will include a new midsole protection wrap for shoe durability. Image courtesy of Reebok.
Compared to the original durable outsole of the Reebok Nano 8, the Reebok Nano 9 will include a new midsole protection wrap for shoe durability. Image courtesy of Reebok.
The Reebok Nano 8 featured a dual-density mid-sole. Reebok iterates on this with the Reebok Nano 9, adding midsole cushioning for running. Image courtesy of Reebok.
The Reebok Nano 8 featured a dual-density mid-sole. Reebok iterates on this with the Reebok Nano 9, adding midsole cushioning for running. Image courtesy of Reebok.

By Ben Garves

Ben Garves is a digital product expert, author, entertainer, and activist. His portfolio of thought leadership in digital marketing and web experiences has included major clients like Microsoft, Google, Twitter, eBay, Facebook, and Bloomberg. He’s also a freelance health and fitness journalist with over 400 stories written since 2018, a podcaster with 200 episodes to his name, and runs a YouTube channel with over 100 fitness and activism-oriented videos and live streams. Ben has founded the Fitness is for Everyone™ initiative to raise awareness about social injustice in both racial inequality and socioeconomic disparity in access to quality fitness and nutrition options around the globe.

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