Fastness has taken the right spot for Nike with its new commercial, which has become the talk of the town for all the good reasons. The video, one of the fastest ads of Nike ever, to promote their new superfast sneakers, the Air Zoom Elite 8, features athletes from different genres of sports, getting their speed on, inspiring you too to get faster. This 60 seconds video has been regarded as the world’s fastest commercial, which features 13 star athletes along with celebrated magician David Blaine and the famous fast Road Runner cartoon. A cameo by one of the world’s fastest men, Michael Johnson has also been added in the video to promote Nike’s speediest running shoes. This ad is a part of their “Find Your Fast” campaign and has gone viral on digital media platforms within a few days.
Going further, Nike invites athletes from all around the world to gain speed through Nike+ Run Club and Nike+ Training Club for a chance to run their fastest mile, alongside the fastest legends of the world in the World Track and Field Championship in Beijing on August 30.
Before you watch the video, just have a look at the list of the star athletes featured in the video.
Kobe Bryant: He is an American professional basketball player, who plays for the Los Angeles Lakers of the National Basketball Association (NBA)
Wayne Rooney: He is a 3-time England player of the year and is also the captain of the England national team. This Manchester United hero is the youngest ever goal scorer for England.
Richard Sherman: He is an American football cornerback, who plays for Seattle Seahawks of the National Football League (NFL).
Marlen Esparza: She is an American boxer who won the bronze medal in the women’s flyweight division at the 2012 London Olympics.
Odell Beckham Jr.: He is an American football wide receiver for the New York Giants in the NFL. He was the offensive rookie of the year in 2014.
Rafael Nadal: Regarded as the “King of Clay”, this tennis legend is one of the finest players in the history of the sport and has wonGrand Slam championships for 14 times
Serena Williams: Currently ranked as the world no. 1 in women’s tennis, this living legend has 20-Time Grand Slam champion titles in her kitty.
Marcus Mariota: He is an American football quarterback, who plays for the Tennessee Titans of the NFL. Mariota is the first Oregon player to win the Heisman Trophy as a junior in 2014.
Katarina Johnson Thompson: She is an English track and field athlete, who is specialized in heptathlon.She also holds the British high jump record, with a height of 1.97 m in 2015.
Shane O’Neill: He is an Australian Pro Skateboarder, who is known for his amazing skateboarding tricks, yielding great results.
Mo Farah: He is a British long runner who is currently the Olympic, World and European champion in the 5,000 meters to 10,000 meters.
Allyson Felix: She is an American track and field sprint athlete who has won the Olympic Gold Medal for 200 meters in the 2012 London Olympics.
Shelly-Anne Fraser-Pryce: Nicknamed as “Pocket Pocket” for her tiny frame, this Jamaican sprinter has won two consecutive Olympic gold medals for 100 meters in the 2008 and 2012 Olympics.
Now, since you know the stars a little bit, it’s time for you to watch this brilliant video and get on your shoes for a fast run.
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