The Air Jordan 17 (XVII) Original (OG) – White / College Blue – Black were released on February 9, 2002, and retailed for $200. They were the original colorway, and fanatics went crazy when news spread of their release. They “are built for all those who want to perform at the highest level”. The feature a white leather design with a blue plastic guard at the front toe, as well as a blue, translucent arch area. Features of the shoe include a midfoot cover which provides a customized, supportive fit, as well as a foambacked Lycra collar for increased comfort. They also feature a lightweight phylon midsole with blow molded heel Air-Sole unit and forefoot tuned air unit, TPU heel stabilizer for heel and ankle support, and a full length composite shank plate provides increased support and prevents turf toe.