They’re finally here, folks. After decades of waiting, those self-lacing Nike Mags first seen in “Back to the Future: Part II” are a reality. Naturally, one of the first people to try them on was Marty McFly himself, Michael J. Fox.
Check out the man modeling the self-tightening sneaks in the video below. There isn’t really a close-up of the laces in action, but you can hear them doing their thing and see Fox’s quick review.
Fox received the shoes along with a letter from Tinker Hatfield, who designed the original prop shoe for the movie and has since designed several popular models for Nike and promised the Mags would be a reality soon earlier this year.
Fox also tweeted a photo of the letter, which says that the shoemaker also plans to make a limited amount of the self-lacing Mags to be used in fundraisers for the Michael J. Fox Foundation.
To get a better look at the shoes from the future, err… present, you may want to check out Jimmy Kimmel tonight, where Fox is scheduled to be a guest.
In case you missed it, don’t forget to check out our own Amanda Kooser’s experience wearing replicas of the Mags around for a week and our in-depth CraveCast discussion of the mags and other BTTF schwag below:
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