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W's 3" AFO Middle Short in Lightning Helix

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W's 3" AFO Middle Short in Lightning Helix

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Gabby wears size S and is 5’08” Regular fit, Size Chart

Our bestseller with an improved fit; essential, lightweight, and fast drying short with a moisture-wicking brief liner. Read more

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behind the design

behind the design


Fast drying



Recycled poly

Built as an all-around performer and everyday running staple, the Middle Short is a silhouette we've been refining since the very beginning. It's our go-to short for crushing the majority of our mileage. Made from our ultra-light AFO stretch fabric with a built-in performance brief liner, the Middle Short wicks, breathes, and dries super quickly. Two pockets, a roomy back zip pocket and internal front drop-in, handle your essential carrying needs.


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All about the pull

The back pocket of the Middle Short features a nylon pull to allow for easier pocket access on the move.

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Building blocks

Inspired by traditional textiles and featuring her signature block style which she builds into intricate digital "weavings," this print was designed by Cape Town-based artist Faatimah Luke.



Weightless feel
Ultra-light AFO stretch woven fabric for a barely-there-feeling shell

Cool and dry
Fast dry time, high breathability + excellent sweat wicking for a cool, comfortable ride

Built-in liner
Integrated moisture-wicking performance brief liner

Breathable waistband
Perforated knit waistband with internal drawcord provides a secure fit that is both breathable + comfortable

Smooth finish
Bonded hem seams ensure an anti-chafe fit + clean finish

Keep it secure
Secure back zip pocket with nylon zipper pull for easier access in motion can fit most sized phones

Keep it separated
Internal drop down brief pocket for key/card includes a key loop bungee* that doubles as hang loop

Exclusive collab design
This print is designed exclusively for our South Africa Collection by Cape Town-based artist, Faatimah Luke

Stay seen
Signature reflective logo on front and “watermark” reflectivity on back increases visibility in low light

*the s-biner clip, key ring + keys not included with shorts—sorry, we need our keys

materials + specs

materials + specs

88% recycled polyester, 12% elastane

Performance brief liner
94% polyester, 6% spandex

90g / 3.1oz (W’s Small)

Garment made in Vietnam

Artist Series Kits

Artist Series Kits

janji x MRS + MR LUKE

Introducing the Lukes

We are proud to present a series of bold, geometric prints designed exclusively for our South Africa Collection in collaboration with the artist duo MRS + MR LUKE — a Cape Town-based couple that both pursue their own unique artistic style.

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Fabric Callout

Fabric Callout


Ultra-light and fast drying, AFO is a stretch woven made from recycled polyester. We use it across our Singlets, Splits, Middle Shorts, and 2-In-1 Traverse Shorts for high-performance styles that feel lighter-than-air.

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Our AFO fabric is composed of 88% recycled polyester. We use high-grade recycled polyester made from 100% post-consumer recycled plastic like rPET (commonly found in single-use bottles and containers) to reduce the impact of our apparel without sacrificing on performance, durability or comfort. 

AFO fabric is also bluesign® certified meaning it is free from harmful chemicals and is fabricated in a way that meets a high environmental standard.

Learn more about our sustainable initiatives here.

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