Onitsuka Tiger X-Caliber - Off-White/BlueOnitsuka Tiger X-Caliber. The X-Caliber was first developed in 1982 and featured some remarkable design innovations. The unique midsole has canals at the forefoot to improve flex and at the medial side of the heel to improve cushioning. The toe ovelay and reinforcement is designed to reduce injury of this area when the runner is in forward motion and the zigzagged placket 'quadra lacing' design utilises four stress points to enure a perfect fit.Brand HistoryIn 1949, Mr. Kihachiro Onitsuka founded Onitsuka Tiger, the forerunner of ASICS today. Mr. Onitsuka passionately believed that sport not only reinforced the physical health, it also taught young people to observe rules, discipline and manners. Since Onitsuka Tiger began back in 1949, it has gone on to become an iconic, global 'sports-fashion brand with a unique Japanese sports heritage.Today Onitsuka Tiger represents the forward-looking face of modern, metropolitan Japan. Fast Delivery ORDER BY 4PM FOR NEXT DAY DELIVERY within the UK Mainland +44(0)871 423 2020. Pro-Direct Select offers competitive rates on worldwide delivery to bring you the latest products from the biggest brands. Please select your destination from the list below to see delivery options and costs. Read More