The Converse Jack Purcell EVO Sport is the latest modern performance update to the classic Converse canvas tennis shoe that dates back to 1935. The Jack Purcell EVO Sport offers lightweight feel, stability, and classic good looks. A stylish synthetic mesh combnination upper provides great breathability in a lightweight package. Nike XDR rubber compound for outstanding traction and durability. "Smiling Jack" toe bumper as found on the iconic canvas tennis shoe pays tribute to the smile Canadian tennis legend Jack Purcell always seemed to have on his face.