The ‘Copa Mundial’ is a top soccer shoe, so for adidas to turn them into flats for their skateboarding line is extraordinary. Pick up a pair of the adidas Busenitz ‘Copa Mundial’ here, or at select adidas skateboarding retailers.
Dunking was banned in the NCAA from 1967 to 1976. Most people attribute the ruling to the dominance of 7 ft. 2 in. Lew Alcindor, now known as Kareem Abdul-Jabbar. Here’s a funny little video with Kareem and Bobby “The Bounce Pass” Mitchowski (Glenn Howerton) about the ridiculous ruling.
For those who like to
subtly stand out from their acquaintances wear cool shit, the adidas Consortium Stan Smith collection features a luxury upgrade to the classic shoe using materials like ostrich, and reptile leather. The shoes go on sale this weekend (1/25) at select Consortium retailers worldwide (google it).
The Nike Air Tech Challenge II “Hot Lava,” available January 24th.
The amount of money an incarcerated pimp is suing Nike for after he stomped in a john’s face with his Air Jordans. Sirgiorgiro Clardy was charged with second degree assault using a dangerous weapon, and he claims in his suit that “Nike, Chairman Phil Knight and other executives failed to warn consumers that the shoes could be used as a weapon to cause serious injury or death.”
adidas’ iconic Stan Smith is back on store shelves January 15th.