Sneaker History Podcast - Sneakers, Sneaker Culture and the Business of Footwear

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A show about sneakers for sneakerheads, by sneakerheads. Hosted by... Nick Engvall, former StockX Director of Content, Finish Line Content Manager, Editor of Complex Sneakers, and the Founder of Sneaker History. Robbie Falchi, writer for Sneaker History, Nice Kicks, Finish Line, and Modern Notoriety. Mike Guillory, writer for Sneaker History, photographer, and sneaker connoisseur.

No More Kobe Bryant + Nike Partnership. What Caused The End Of An 18 Year Partnership? What's Next For Kobe's Shoes?
#212
Today at 9:00 AM

Kobe Bryant's deal with Nike is over. The same day that the Grinch Kobe 6 re-released on the 5th year anniversary of Kobe's last game, his contract with Nike expired. Vanessa Bryant has been fighting to have more shoes produced for the fans, as well as negotiating a lifetime deal similar to what LeBron James and Michael Jordan have in place. Nike wasn't having it. The two sides could not come to an agreement and now the future of Kobe's footwear is uncertain. Find out who owns the logos, shoe designs, and the details around the future of Kobe's shoes. Join...


Aimé Leon Dore and New Balance Remake Nike's Iconic Basketball Commercial With A New York City Twist
#211
Yesterday at 6:15 PM

Aimé Leon Dore (aka Polo for Millenials and Gen Z) and New Balance have recreated Nike's Iconic "freestyle" basketball commercial with a modern-day NYC remix. Rohit, Mike, and Nick discuss the new release, what it means for basketball, and more. The guys also discuss the emerging presence of Li-Ning in the United States. What would it take for you to cop Li-Nings from Foot Locker? The original Nike commercial: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_QoHi8Sij4o The ALD Commercial: https://www.instagram.com/p/CNkKqTPD7v9/ Join our community for access to hundreds of sneaker raffles, community giveaways, m...


The Best and Worst of The Sneaker Game In 2021 So Far - Sneaker History Podcast Year In Review
#210
Last Thursday at 4:39 PM

We're a quarter of the way through 2021 and we've already seen some highs and lows. Rohit, Mike, and Nick share their favorite moments, releases, and sneakers of the year so far, as well as some of the not-so favorites. Join our Community: https://patreon.com/sneakerhistory [Links contain affiliate links, we may receive a small commission if you make a purchase after clicking a link. A great way to support the pod!] -----FROM THE EPISODE----- Sneaker Convos Playlist - https://youtube.com/playlist?list=PLgnDIehcY9h8qBhWzWMyn__YLsGYp8HR3 ----- ROCKIN' and COPPIN' ------ #rockinandcoppin Rohit: Rockin' - Boycotting in...


Zion Williamson Jordan Signature Shoe Unveiled, Air Jordan Summer Releases, Space Jam 2 Surprises, & More
#209
04/12/2021

This summer's Air Jordan releases have been announced and Rohit, Robbie, and Nick offer up hot takes on each of the upcoming drops, as well as some surprising takeaways from the first look at Space Jam 2. https://youtu.be/Kqh7WAkOdAI (WATCH THIS EPISODE ON YOUTUBE) [Links contain affiliate links, we may receive a small commission if you make a purchase after clicking a link. A great way to support the pod!] ----- ROCKIN' and COPPIN' ------ Rohit Rockin' - Nike LeBron 10 Low 'LeBroncurial' - https://ebay.us/CorZWF Coppin' - Nike Cosmic Unity - https://fave.co/31NPDWl Robbie ...


Andre Agassi's Nike Sneaker History and More 🎾 🎾 🎾 with Andrew of Sneaker Preservation Society
#208
04/08/2021

Andrew The Preservationist joins Nick Engvall to talk about the legacy of Nike Tennis, aka Nike Court, as well as the tennis shoes worn by Andre Agassi, Pete Sampras, Jim Courier, and more. Plus he shares an incredible story about how he discovered a pair in his collection came from a former pro, David Wheaton. Follow Andrew: https://instagram.com/sneakerpreservationsociety https://youtu.be/8CIZmXl9kyM (WATCH THIS EPISODE ON YOUTUBE) [Links contain affiliate links, we may receive a small commission if you make a purchase after clicking a link. A great way to support the pod!] Our podcast is...


Nike Is Now Selling Refurbished Sneakers at Outlets - Like New, Gently Worn, Cosmetically Flawed
#207
04/05/2021

The hash wall at your nearest Nike outlet store is looking a little different lately. As they continue their "move to zero" campaign, Nike is now selling refurbished sneakers at their outlets. According to a Nike employee, approximately 1/3 of the company's outlet stores have refurbished shoes available (or will very soon). https://youtu.be/Yrd0K7k_glc (WATCH THIS EPISODE ON YOUTUBE) [Links contain affiliate links, we may receive a small commission if you make a purchase after clicking a link. A great way to support the pod!] Aside from the giveaways, community events, and other things, our Discord...


Not Today, Satan (Shoes) - Nike Sues Over Lil Nas X Customs After The Shoes Sell Out
#206
04/01/2021

Lil Nas X took over the media with his MSCHF collab, a limited edition custom Air Max 97 with real blood injected into the Air Bubbles. The shoes sold out. Nike sued. But did Lil Nas X win the war? https://youtu.be/mzdDkOo_GP4 (WATCH THIS EPISODE ON YOUTUBE) Join our Patreon for entry into our community giveaways and access to our Discord: https://patreon.com/sneakerhistory [Links contain affiliate links, we may receive a small commission if you make a purchase after clicking a link. A great way to support the pod!] -----ROCKIN' & COPPIN'----- Robbie: Rockin' - Air...


From Hang Time To Prime Time: Business, Entertainment and the Birth of the Modern-Day NBA - Pete Croatto Interview
#205
03/29/2021

Rohit talks with Pete Croatto on this episode of the Sneaker History Podcast. Pete is not only one of the most respected sportswriters, but he also recently wrote a book called From Hang Time To Prime Time: Business, Entertainment and the Birth of the Modern-Day NBA. https://youtu.be/2vFebEJWnLE (WATCH THIS EPISODE ON YOUTUBE) Marvin Gaye Anthem: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NC-Jt58FbRc Nike Commercial Marvin Gaye Anthem: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rbZTmcIfdBQ Grantland Story: https://grantland.com/features/the-marvin-gaye-national-anthem/ Amazon Link: https://www.amazon.com/Hang-Time-Prime-Entertainment-Modern-Day/dp/1982103957/ref=sr_1_1?dchild=1&keywords=pete+croatto...


Free Candy, Nike Air Max Day, and Other Upcoming Sneaker Releases
#204
03/25/2021

Rohit, Robbie, and Mike discuss the free candy, Air Max Day, and latest sneaker releases and collaborations among other things. https://youtu.be/DO7IW7XLFfY (WATCH THIS EPISODE ON YOUTUBE) [Links contain affiliate links, we may receive a small commission if you make a purchase after clicking a link. A great way to support the pod!]​ Join our Patreon/Discord: https://www.youtube.com/redirect?event=video_description&redir_token=QUFFLUhqbjZvT0RWY0ItWGlBZ1JsV0lZMGNuLTJIelRpZ3xBQ3Jtc0tsdG5YQm1nV29WOEh5MUktaUlhVHE2eEVDeEpyaDVRenFCbGVmMy1SQzdXQlVyczJZS01tVHZJUW84MUg0U3o0SnNoLWJmMElNZFZBRi1pX2oycUdRR1BPTkM3VExtV1R5LUtrSldFR0tjYUV2bzZOUQ&q...


3+ Decades of Sneaker Storytelling w/ Russ Bengtson, Alex aka "Retrokid", John Gotty, Brett Gollif + Ian Stonebrook
#203
03/18/2021

3+ Decades of Sneaker Storytelling w/ Russ Bengtson, Alex aka "Retrokid", John Gotty, Brett Gollif + Ian Stonebrook Follow The Guests: Russ Bengtson: https://twitter.com/russbengtson Alex aka "Retrokid" : https://www.instagram.com/retrokid45/?hl=en Brett Golliff: https://www.instagram.com/golliff/?hl=en John Gotty: https://www.instagram.com/johngotty/?hl=en Ian Stonebrook: https://www.instagram.com/ianstonebrook/?hl=en https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EK4D3Oqv2AY (WATCH THIS EPISODE ON YOUTUBE) [Links contain affiliate links, we may receive a small commission if you make a purchase after clicking a link. A great way to...


Allen Iverson, Mental Health, and Giving Back Through Collaborations - Liz Beecroft Interview
#202
03/15/2021

Robbie Falchi chats with Liz Beecroft about sneakers, mental health, and giving back through collaborations. Follow Liz: https://instagram.com/lizbcroft https://youtu.be/3oAkZGgy-0k (WATCH THIS EPISODE ON YOUTUBE) [Links contain affiliate links, we may receive a small commission if you make a purchase after clicking a link. A great way to support the pod!] Our podcast is proudly... Recorded on Riverside: http://www.riverside.fm/?via=sneakerhistory Distributed By Captivate: https://bit.ly/3j2muPb Join our Patreon/Discord: https://patreon.com/sneakerhistory Subscribe to our pod: https://sneakerhistory.com/podcasts/ Follow us: Robbie https://instagram.com...


Spoiler Alert! Let's Talk About WandaVision and the Marvel Cinematic Universe - WandaVision Season 1 Review
#201
03/11/2021

If you're a Patreon supporter and member of our Discord, you already know our obsession with Marvel and this is the follow up to a recent Patreon exclusive episode of the podcast. Robbie, Rohit, and Mike discuss the first season of WandaVision. https://youtu.be/TJjmQLcPvfk (WATCH THIS EPISODE ON YOUTUBE) [Links contain affiliate links, we may receive a small commission if you make a purchase after clicking a link. A great way to support the pod!] Our podcast is proudly... Recorded on Riverside: http://www.riverside.fm/?via=sneakerhistory Distributed By Captivate: https://bit.ly/3j2muPb Join our...


March Sneaker Releases And Collaborations, Best Sneakers From Our Discord WDYWT Channel
#200
03/08/2021

Rohit, Robbie, and Nick discuss the March sneaker releases and collaborations among other things. https://youtu.be/W2he9AfgIoQ (WATCH THIS EPISODE ON YOUTUBE) [Links contain affiliate links, we may receive a small commission if you make a purchase after clicking a link. A great way to support the pod!] Our podcast is proudly... Recorded on Riverside: http://www.riverside.fm/?via=sneakerhistory Distributed By Captivate: https://bit.ly/3j2muPb Join our Patreon/Discord: https://patreon.com/sneakerhistory Subscribe to our pod: https://sneakerhistory.com/podcasts/ Follow us: Robbie https://instagram.com/rahbee702 Mike https://instagram.com/madwatcher789 ...


March Sneaker Releases And Collaborations, Best Sneakers From Our Discord WDYWT Channel
#200
03/08/2021

Rohit, Robbie, and Nick discuss the March sneaker releases and collaborations among other things. [Links contain affiliate links, we may receive a small commission if you make a purchase after clicking a link. A great way to support the pod!] Our podcast is proudly... Recorded on Riverside: https://www.youtube.com/redirect?event=video_description&redir_token=QUFFLUhqa0FvWTg3ZWFsSlh3a1lWR3NjS3hEeXN1ZGdQZ3xBQ3Jtc0tsZTVVX1dFZW4yTi1WdGhrLWZkMmRaTmNEWDBVVFdYOUZrREVTVGxBYjZqTEg3d3AyNV9GNHRPcFpJb294d0FNYVV5MFRlZVVCczNrVzMzV0tUcjNlSWI0NlRERlhhR2JLQ3NwclFqZmctaEg5VWRsZw&q=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.riverside.fm%2F%3Fvia%3Dsneakerhistory (http://www.riverside.fm/?via=sneakerh...)​ Di...


Should We Trust Sneaker Brands "Doing Good" Or Is It Just Marketing?
#199
03/07/2021

When sneaker brands "give back" is it actually good or is it just marketing? Robbie, Rohit, and Nick discuss on this episode. https://youtu.be/W2he9AfgIoQ (WATCH THIS EPISODE ON YOUTUBE) [Links contain affiliate links, we may receive a small commission if you make a purchase after clicking a link. A great way to support the pod!] Our podcast is proudly... Recorded on Riverside: http://www.riverside.fm/?via=sneakerhistory Distributed By Captivate: https://bit.ly/3j2muPb Join our Patreon/Discord: https://patreon.com/sneakerhistory Subscribe to our pod: https://sneakerhistory.com/podcasts/ Follow us: Robbie https...


The Worst Year For NBA All-Star Sneakers Ever, Or Are All-Star Releases Dead?
#198
03/04/2021

Where are all the All-Star Sneakers? With the NBA schedule in shambles, the traditional energy around All-Star Weekend is completely missing this year. The crew discusses the few releases that have popped up and how this may be a trend that continues. https://youtu.be/b0UdlmnxyEM (WATCH THIS EPISODE ON YOUTUBE) [Links contain affiliate links, we may receive a small commission if you make a purchase after clicking a link. A great way to support the pod!] Our podcast is proudly... Recorded on Riverside: http://www.riverside.fm/?via=sneakerhistory Distributed By Captivate: https://bit.ly/3j2muPb -----ROCKIN' &am...


The Sneaker History Podcast Goes Live!
03/02/2021

On Tuesday, March 16th, we will kick off SOUTHXSNEAKERS, a virtual live conversation series featuring sneaker enthusiasts, footwear designers, creators, industry professionals, entrepreneurs, and more. Our goal with the event is to give attendees a better understanding of how the footwear industry works through these conversations, to showcase the opportunities through talks with individual creators and experienced industry professionals, and provide an atmosphere that encourages connection and conversation between the audience, panelists, and guests. Panels for SOUTHXSNEAKERS include:Tech + Sneakers – App Entrepreneurs DIY Design – Hacking Your Own Way Stepping Up Your Photo Game Creating Content For Brands It’s Her Ti...


When You Get Caught Using Mom's Credit Card to Flip Kicks - A Nike VP Is Now Under Scrutiny
#197
03/01/2021

Robbie, Mike, and Nick discuss the crazy story by Bloomberg about a sneaker reseller making hundreds of thousands of dollars, who is the son of a Nike Vice President, and used his mom's credit card to buy large quantities of shoes like the Nike MAG, Off-Whites, Travis Scotts, and more. Is there a solution for mass-quantity reselling? The crew offers their thoughts and insights. Bloomberg Story: https://www.bloomberg.com/features/2021-sneaker-investment/ https://youtu.be/h-4HtjnudjI (WATCH THIS EPISODE ON YOUTUBE) [Links contain affiliate links, we may receive a small commission if you make a purchase after clicking a...


Will Kanye West's YEEZY Sales Be Impacted By His Pending Divorce From Kim Kardashian?
#196
02/25/2021

Kim Kardashian and Kanye West are getting divorced and the impact may cause a slow in YEEZY sales. Nick Engvall and Mike Guillory discuss on Episode 196 of the Sneaker History Podcast. (Apologies for the weird audio quality on this episode, we had some technical difficulties while recording.) https://youtu.be/RQA_Rv6xNCs (WATCH THIS EPISODE ON YOUTUBE) [Links contain affiliate links, we may receive a small commission if you make a purchase after clicking a link. A great way to support the pod!] Our podcast is proudly... Recorded on Riverside: http://www.riverside.fm/?via=sneakerhistory Distributed By Ca...


Upcoming Spring 2021 Air Jordan Releases That Are Already "Sold Out"
#195
02/18/2021

Nick Engvall, Rohit Malhotra, and Mike Guillory discuss the upcoming Air Jordan releases, which releases are cops, the one true GOAT, and more. https://youtu.be/SCFOb2vMDC0 (WATCH THIS EPISODE ON YOUTUBE) [Links contain affiliate links, we may receive a small commission if you make a purchase after clicking a link. A great way to support the pod!] Our podcast is proudly... Recorded on Riverside: http://www.riverside.fm/?via=sneakerhistory Distributed By Captivate: https://bit.ly/3j2muPb -----ROCKIN' & COPPIN'----- Mike: Rockin' - Jordan 4 'Military' - http://ebay.us/YIi8nF Coppin' - A Ma Maniere x...


The Cost of Nostalgia Is Getting More Expensive With Every Sneaker Release, Jordan 6 Carmines, D Rose 1s, Trophy Room 1s, and More
#194
02/11/2021

On this episode of the Sneaker History Podcast, Nick Engvall, Rohit Malhotra, and Mike Guillory discuss the Air Jordan 6 Carmine release, the D-Rose 1 Retro, and how nostalgia is becoming more expensive. https://youtu.be/fJZAtcGL2dE (WATCH THIS EPISODE ON YOUTUBE) [Links contain affiliate links, we may receive a small commission if you make a purchase after clicking a link. A great way to support the pod!] Our podcast is proudly... Recorded on Riverside: http://www.riverside.fm/?via=sneakerhistory Distributed By Captivate: https://bit.ly/3j2muPb -----ROCKIN' & COPPIN'----- Mike: Rockin' - Way of Wade 8 "Enough Is Enough"...


Working With The NBA Lab, Creating Community & Playing The Long Game - Mike Sala of Solepack Interview
#193
02/08/2021

On this episode, Nick Engvall and Mike Guillory catch up with Solepack founder, Mike Sala, to discuss his recent partnership with the NBA, working with the community, and building the Solepack brand from just an idea in his head to what it is today. https://youtu.be/_BpcBkK2AOc (WATCH THIS EPISODE ON YOUTUBE) [Links contain affiliate links, we may receive a small commission if you make a purchase after clicking a link. A great way to support the pod!] ----- FROM THE EPISODE ----- Solepack: http://bit.ly/solepack [USE CODE SNEAKERHISTORY FOR 20% OFF] Solepack on IG: https://www...


Explaining The Mars Yard Overshoe To Michael Jordan and Understanding The Tom Sachs Nike Partnership
#192
02/04/2021

On this episode, Robbie and Rohit are joined by Aaron Hankins, who breaks down the partnership between Nike and Tom Sachs known as NikeCraft, how he met Michael Jordan and had to explain what the Mars Yard Overshoe is, the convergence of artist and athlete, the importance of creative expression, and how the Sachsian Syndicate came to be. https://youtu.be/khdH9r6Jw-o (WATCH THIS EPISODE ON YOUTUBE) [Links contain affiliate links, we may receive a small commission if you make a purchase after clicking a link. A great way to support the pod!] Our podcast is proudly... Recorded...


$600 For General Release Air Jordans?!? Plus All The Cool Grey Air Jordans You Forgot About
#191
02/01/2021

On this episode of the Sneaker History Podcast, Robbie Falchi and Mike Guillory discuss delays in sneaker shipments, NBA All-Star Game delays, crazy Jordan Retro prices, and Cool Grey Jordans you forgot about. [Links contain affiliate links, we may receive a small commission if you make a purchase after clicking a link. A great way to support the pod!] Our podcast is proudly... Recorded on Riverside: http://www.riverside.fm/?via=sneakerhistory Distributed By Captivate: https://bit.ly/3j2muPb https://youtu.be/ErTvSmcoKqg (WATCH THIS EPISODE ON YOUTUBE) -----ROCKIN' & COPPIN'----- Robbie: Rockin' - Nike Air Max 95 'Neon...


Tom Sachs Is Making Wear-Testing Something Everyone Can Be A Part Of, Or Is He Just Creating Hype?
#190
01/28/2021

On this episode of the Sneaker History Podcast, Nick Engvall, Rohit Malhotra, and Mike Guillory discuss the Tom Sachs Mars Yard Wear Test, wear-testing sneakers for Nike, Indian pizzas, recyclable shoes, bucket hats, and more. https://youtu.be/ny3RU6qsK5Y (WATCH THIS EPISODE ON YOUTUBE) [Links contain affiliate links, we may receive a small commission if you make a purchase after clicking a link. A great way to support the pod!] -----ROCKIN' & COPPIN'----- https://twitter.com/nickengvall (Nick): Rockin' - Reebok Question - http://bit.ly/rbkqstn NOT Coppin' - White Mountaineering x adidas LXCON - http...


LeBron Watch Is Back! Here's What We Want To See Release. PLUS: YEEZY Price Drops, Virgil Abloh Knocks-Off Jeremy Scott
#189
01/25/2021

On this episode of the Sneaker History Podcast, Robbie Falchi and Nick Engvall discuss the return of #LeBronWatch, the price of YEEZYs dropping and Virgil Abloh ripping off Jeremy Scott and adidas with his latest Louis Vuitton release. https://youtu.be/we_VGB-7Cgw (WATCH THIS EPISODE ON YOUTUBE) [Links contain affiliate links, we may receive a small commission if you make a purchase after clicking a link. A great way to support the pod!] -----ROCKIN' & COPPIN'----- Robbie: Rockin' - Reebok Kamikaze II http://ebay.to/3ocAVRr Coppin' - Kermit The Frog adidas Stan Smith http://ebay.to/3a1...


Do Non-Sneakerheads Care About Elephant Print, Safari, Leather, or Vegan-Friendly Materials?
#188
01/21/2021

On this episode of the Sneaker History Podcast, Nick, Robbie, Mike, and Rohit discuss the brand exclusive materials and colorways that seem important to sneakerheads and completely irrelevant to everyone else. https://youtu.be/JX8mZwE1qLI (WATCH THIS EPISODE ON YOUTUBE) [Links contain affiliate links, we may receive a small commission if you make a purchase after clicking a link. A great way to support the pod!] -----ROCKIN' & COPPIN'----- Robbie: Rockin' - Reebok Question 'Yellow Toe' - https://ebay.to/2Y2nZmJ Coppin' - Converse Pro Leather 'Raygun' - https://fave.co/3qIJzsv Mike: Rockin' - Nike Sock...


How The Nike Dunk Has Become The McRib of Sneakers, Counting LeBron's PEs To Help You Sleep, LeBron Vote Back Conspiracies,
#187
01/18/2021

On this episode of the Sneaker History Podcast, Robbie, Mike, and Rohit discuss the January sneaker releases, Dragon Ball Z, the LeBron Vote Back, Counting LeBron PEs to help you sleep, and the McRib-ification of the Nike Dunk. https://youtu.be/mKD3YlFth8s (WATCH THIS EPISODE ON YOUTUBE) [Links contain affiliate links, we may receive a small commission if you make a purchase after clicking a link. A great way to support the pod!] -----ROCKIN' & COPPIN'----- Robbie: Rockin' - Nike LeBron 8 'Lakers' -https://ebay.to/2M4IVXC Coppin' - Nike Dunk Low 'UNLV' - https://fave.co/35Pe2...


James Harden Traded To Brooklyn Changes The Signature Sneaker World, Or Does It?
#186
01/14/2021

On this episode of the Sneaker History Podcast, the whole crew is back to discuss the James Harden trade that reunites The Beard with KD. Interestingly enough, the trade means that the Nets will have three players with signature sneakers, Kyrie Irving, Kevin Durant, and James Harden. Which player's sneaker line will benefit the most from this trade? https://youtu.be/d5Qy-OQLto8 (WATCH THIS EPISODE ON YOUTUBE) (We had some technical difficulties while recording this episode and you may experience some audio/video errors. Apologies in advance for the inconvenience.) [Links contain affiliate links, we may receive a small...


Should Jordan Brand Be Making Two Different Versions Of Retro Products? A General Release + Premium Edition?
#185
01/11/2021

On this episode of the Sneaker History Podcast, Marvin Barias joins us to discuss the upcoming 2021 Air Jordan releases and how Jordan Brand could improve upon the retro drops by making just a few minor changes. https://youtu.be/RTRsoVYtZQU (WATCH THIS EPISODE ON YOUTUBE) Follow Marvin: https://www.instagram.com/mjo23dan/ History Lesson: Nike Air Ship Episode https://sneakerhistory.com/podcast/history-lesson-michael-jordans-first-nba-sneaker-the-nike-air-ship-w-mjo23dan-mr_unloved1s/ Join our Patreon: https://patreon.com/sneakerhistory Subscribe to our pod: https://fave.co/2lNGStK Follow us: https://instagram.com/sneakerhistory https://twitter.com/sneakerhistory https://facebook.com/sneakerhistory https://sneakerhistory.tumblr.com ...


The Importance Of Being A Part Of The Sneaker Community For Shoe Palace - Adrian Uribe Interview
#184
01/07/2021

On this episode of the Sneaker History Podcast, Robbie Falchi catches up with Adrian Uribe, Social Media Manager for Shoe Palace. They discuss the challenges of social media, the importance of the sneaker community, working with Frank Cooke, how diversifying your skills can help take your career to new places, as well as ham and cheese sandwiches. https://youtu.be/9Ja64GyE9MI (WATCH THIS EPISODE ON YOUTUBE) Follow Adrian: https://www.instagram.com/melo_man_ace/ Follow Shoe Palace: https://www.instagram.com/shoepalace See the 360 Basketball Performance Photoshoot: https://www.facebook.com/360BasketballPerformance/ Join our Patreon: https://patreon...


Burning Bridges + Riding Around NYC In A Limo With Allen Iverson - Russ Bengtson Interview
#183
01/04/2021

On this episode of the Sneaker History Podcast, Nick Engvall talks with Russ Bengtson to hear about his journey through sneaker media, beginning with Slam Magazine in the '90s, starting the legendary Slam Kicks magazine, the early days of buying SB Dunks from Supreme, riding around New York City with Allen Iverson in a limo on the way to finding a jewelry store to fix his diamond bracelet, giving away his sneakers, and burning bridges with the people that don't reciprocate respect. Follow Russ: https://twitter.com/russbengtson https://instagram.com/russbengtson Join our Patreon: https://patreon.com/sneakerhistory ...


The 2020 Official Sneaker History This Isn't Really An Awards Show Awards Show
#182
12/31/2020

This is what happens when we get a 1-star review! Nick, Mike, Rohit, and Robbie are completely off the rockers for this year-end review/awards show/we just made up a bunch of stuff/good riddance 2020 episode of the Sneaker History Podcast. On a serious note, thank you all for continuing to support us. This year was a roller coaster for all of us and the community that tunes in for the podcast, really pulled us through some challenging times. We hope at some point along the way we offered you a mental break from the stresses of this year...


The Best Performance Sneakers of 2020 Featuring WearTesters' Drew & Chris
#181
12/28/2020

On this episode of the Sneaker History Podcast, and for one of our final episodes of the year, we are joined by Chris Chase, aka Nightwing2303, and Drew Whitcomb of WearTesters to find out the best performance sneakers of 2020. Chris shares his top 3 basketball sneakers of the year, Drew shares his favorite running shoes, and we dig into the technologies that will shape 2021. Subscribe to WearTesters: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCUAzh982ZbDziKIL8MxGmVA Follow Chris: https://instagram.com/nightwing2303 Follow Drew: https://instagram.com/drewwhitcomb Watch this episode on YouTube: https://youtu.be/VyYhXa3HqDY (https://youtu.be/VyYhXa3...


"Give That Game Away" - Ricky Shoebio Talks About Creating Content For Your Favorite Sneaker Brands
#180
12/24/2020

On this episode of the Sneaker History Podcast, Robbie catches up with Ricky Shoebio to find out what it's like to have to answer to the fans of AI. 1-877-AIR-MAX1 - Leave us a message, text us, be a part of an upcoming episode. Join our Patreon/Discord: https://patreon.com/sneakerhistory (https://patreon.com/sneakerhistory) ***Links are affiliate links. We may make a small commission for purchases made after clicking (A great way to support the pod!)***  - FROM THE EPISODE — Follow Ricky on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/spacecampfresh/?hl=en Follow us on Instagram -&nb...


The 2020 Air Jordan 1 Releases with @MrUnloved1s - The Releases We Got and Did Not
#179
12/21/2020

On this episode of the Sneaker History Podcast, we revisit every Air Jordan 1 release of 2020 with special guest, Kenneth Myers Jr. aka Mr Unloved 1s. 1-877-AIR-MAX1 - Leave us a message, text us, be a part of an upcoming episode. Join our Patreon/Discord: https://patreon.com/sneakerhistory (https://patreon.com/sneakerhistory) ***Links are affiliate links. We may make a small commission for purchases made after clicking (A great way to support the pod!)***  -- FROM THE EPISODE — Kenneth Myers Jr. aka https://twitter.com/MrUnloved1s (@MrUnloved1s) https://fave.co/30CblKQ (Air Jordan 1 Releases) ---- Follow us...


From Passing Sketches Around Homeroom to Mentoring Future Footwear Designers
#178
12/17/2020

On this episode of the Sneaker History Podcast, Robbie catches up with Footwear Designer, Chris Dixon. 1-877-AIR-MAX1 - Leave us a message, text us, be a part of an upcoming episode. Join our Patreon/Discord: https://patreon.com/sneakerhistory (https://patreon.com/sneakerhistory) ***Links are affiliate links. We may make a small commission for purchases made after clicking (A great way to support the pod!)***  -- FROM THE EPISODE — Chris Dixon on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/chrisdixonnc/?hl=en Constant Development: https://www.instagram.com/cnstntdvlpmnt/?hl=en Pensole: https://pensole.com/ Follow us on Instagram -&nb...


Our Best Pickups of 2020! - Sneaker History Podcast - Jordans, Nike Air Max, Reebok Questions + More
#177
12/14/2020

On this episode of the Sneaker History Podcast, Robbie, Mike, and Nick discuss their favorite pickups of 2020 and more. 1-877-AIR-MAX1 - Leave us a message, text us, be a part of an upcoming episode. Join our Patreon/Discord: https://patreon.com/sneakerhistory (https://patreon.com/sneakerhistory) ***Links are affiliate links. We may make a small commission for purchases made after clicking (A great way to support the pod!)***  -- ROCKIN’ & COPPIN’ — Robbie: Rockin’ - https://fave.co/2WeftzX (Nike Air Max2 CB 94) Coppin’ - https://fave.co/3p1yxyz (Reebok Question ‘Yellow Toe') Mike: Rockin’ - https://fave.co/3mhjFt...


Recreating Kawhi Leonard's Locker Room Raps, Christmas Sneakers, Drake, & More
#176
12/10/2020

On this episode of the Sneaker History Podcast, Robbie, Mike, and Rohit discuss the best Christmas releases, movies, and more. 1-877-AIR-MAX1 - Leave us a message, text us, be a part of an upcoming episode. Join our Patreon/Discord: https://patreon.com/sneakerhistory (https://patreon.com/sneakerhistory) ***Links are affiliate links. We may make a small commission for purchases made after clicking (A great way to support the pod!)***  -- ROCKIN’ & COPPIN’ — Robbie: Rockin’ - Reebok Question “Cowboys” https://fave.co/3gy5hf3 (https://fave.co/3gy5hf3) Coppin’ - Mike: Rockin’ - adidas Yeezy Quantum Coppin’ - King In Black ht...


The Final Sneaker Releases of The Year - What We're Coppin' and What We're Not
#175
12/07/2020

On this episode of the Sneaker History Podcast, Robbie, Mike, and Rohit discuss the last of the 2020 sneaker releases, among a variety of other news-related topics. 1-877-AIR-MAX1 - Leave us a message, text us, be a part of an upcoming episode. Join our Patreon/Discord: https://patreon.com/sneakerhistory (https://patreon.com/sneakerhistory) ***Links are affiliate links. We may make a small commission for purchases made after clicking (A great way to support the pod!)***  -- ROCKIN’ & COPPIN’ — Robbie: Rockin’ - https://fave.co/3073FRe (Nike Air Max 90) Coppin’ - https://fave.co/2VIax6e (New Balance 550) Mike: Roc...