Guess I am old enough to remember the first release of the Equipment-series in ~1992.

2014_TP_TEN_EQT_AGASSI-1_1024x1024pic by Packer Shoes

It was quite big, you couldn’t oversee the release as there even were huge banners promoting them.

I’m not really sure which pairs were in the first series but I remember that they all had a purpose:

-one for the neutral runner (~”Support (´91)”)

-one for the supinators, that run on the inner side of the foot, hence the more support on that side and the whole construction (~”Support” (´93)?)


-a pair for the overpronated gait, that run on the outer side of the foot (~”Guidance”?)


-a pair that emphasises the cushioning, maybe for heavier wearers (~”Cushion”?)

adidas-consortium-equipment-running-cushion-og-torsion-eqt-m20503pic by TheGoodWillOut

-an ultra-light runner for those competition days (~”Racer”)

adidas-eqt-racing-running-white-sub-green-02pic by Sneakernews

It was the first and to my knowledge the only time a brand brought several top models in some context.

They have a huge fellowship in Germany with people paying lots of money (200-500 €) for old pairs. At least before the retros.

adidas messed up a bit on the retros of the Support ´93, as they are shaped like a banana. But with a little bit of tweaking these look good and give you the satisfaction of a cheap, wearable Equipment.

All of this is written from memory so if there are some mistakes, I apologise.