These sneakers are, according to Reebok, the "the first all-terrain athletic shoe". They're supposed to echo the utility of an all-terrain vehicle, and take mud, snow, grass, and sand in their stride.
The 19 walnut-size nodes work like the large-tread tires of an ATV digging through mud to find traction. The nodes down the center are the ones you run on. The ones on the side function like training wheels. When you land on different terrain, you're protected.
Source: gizmodo.comAdded: 25 January 2013