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A Look Back at Jordan Brand Athlete Derek Anderson

Former NBA player, Derek Anderson was drafted in 1997 by the Cleveland Cavaliers as the 13th overall pick out of the University of Kentucky. Anderson was touted as an ideal shooting guard with his ability to shoot from the perimeter, handle the ball and finish at the rim. He also had championship pedigree winning the […]

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Nike SB Zoom Janoski “Plaid” Sample

Since its inception the Janoski by Nike SB has been offered in many colors, patterns, and materials from suede to leather to canvas. Much of this variety has to do with the simple fact that Nike SB pro Stefan Janoski has had a hand in the design of every edition of the signature sneaker, with […]

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This Week (Month) in Skateboarding

After a brief hiatus it is my pleasure to present the return of This Week in Skateboarding. A lot has happened in the last few weeks, but I will do my best to cover all of the important stuff which has taken place in the first few weeks of August. This past week Huf Quality […]

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#NeverForget: The Day RSVP Services Lost to Nike and The Nike Destroyer

From the moment Nike revealed the release information for the LeBron X Celebration Pack, everyone knew it would become a mad race to see who could secure a pickup of the extremely limited edition. And true to form, RSVP services were primed and ready to capitalize on the tremendous hype brought on by LeBron James […]

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Save On Sneakers Using Online Coupon Codes!

A penny saved is a penny earned. Save on some of the hottest pairs at some of the most popular stores online on the web! LKS13764 http://www.eastbay.com – 15% off – Save 15% Off Sitewide With No Minimum Purchase. Online Only and Exclusions May Apply. Ends 07/23/2013 LKS1323M http://www.eastbay.com – 15% off – Save 15% […]

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Emerica “Westgate” Preview

Emerica footwear has already had an impressive year, releasing the Reynolds Low and Provost in a matter of just a few months. It appears the skateboarding brand isn’t letting up any time soon with plans to announce the third pro model shoe for Zoo York pro Brandon Westgate. Set to be announced at the Agenda […]

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Nike Zoom Janoski AC RS

Nike SB is at it again; since the introduction of the Stefan Janoski pro model in 2009 the boat shoe inspired sneaker has become a smash hit for Nike’s skateboarding line. As with every other Nike release to become popular (Lunarlon anyone?), the Janoski has since taken many forms. One of the more interesting being […]

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Vans “Chima Pro”

As one of the oldest skate shoe companies in the game Vans doesn’t hand out pro models lightly. With only a handful of pros on their extensive roster being blessed with a signature shoe, Vans has chosen to bestow this honor on long time team rider Chima Ferguson. Inspired by Chima’s favorite Vans style “The Authentic”, […]

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Random Rants by @MidwestSole

We got a decent amount of views on the first installment of this series, so I figured I might as well do it again. 1. If you haven’t noticed what Reebok is doing this year you’re blind. They are really killing it lately, and their collabs have been crazy. The Reebok Question x Sneakersnstuff “Crocus” […]

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Nike SB Koston 2 “Anthracite/White”

Nike SB recently gave us a sneak peak of a new colorway for the Koston 2. This edition of the Koston 2 comes with an sport sued Anthracite upper with contrasting white accents, adding a little extra flare to the already stylish shoe. Outfitted with the drop in Lunarlon insole which has helped make the Koston […]

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Con KA-One Vul: Lunarlon

Hitting skate shop shelves this spring is an updated version of the vulcanized edition of Kenny Anderson’s first Converse Pro model. Seeing as Converse is owned by Nike, it was only a matter of time before they began to integrate their popular Lunarlon technology into their Cons skateboarding division. With its one piece construction and […]

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Nike SB Janoski “White Velcro”

In 2012 Nike SB released a special edition of their popular silhouette, the Janoski, offered with velcro straps. The velcro Janoski is making a comeback this summer, this time in white. The white Janoski comes with a leather upper, making it more of a lifestlye sneaker than a skate ready shoe. With the incredible popularity of […]

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Nike SB Koston 2 “Anthracite/White”

Nike SB is gracing skaters and sneakerheads alike with another new colorway of the Koston 2; this time the low profile sneaker comes in Anthracite with a white outsole and Nike swoosh for contrast. The white outsole has a grey speckled effect which really sets this edition apart from run of the mill grey and […]

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Nike SB Janoski “Royal/White”

Nike SB has given us a sneak peek of another new colorway of the popular pro model by Stefan Janoski. This edition gets the canvas treatment in Royal blue. The striking royal blue is offset by a white midsole, matching a white swoosh and laces. The royal Janoski comes just in time for summer and […]

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Air Jordan IV “North Carolina” PE

Michael Jordan left his legacy at the University of North Carolina, and is one of many great players to suit up for the Tar Heels over the programs  rich tradition of basketball. Now Jordan Brand is the official apparel sponsor of the men’s basketball team, and has produced some nice PE’s for players lucky enough […]

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DC Skateboarding “Wes Kremer S”

DC Skateboarding is proud to announce the release of their newest pro model, the Wes Kremer S. The newest pro model from DC and Skatemafia pro Wes Kremer, the Kremer S combines DC skateboarding technology with a simple silhouette to create this vulcanized shoe. From the sole to the tongue, this shoe is designed with […]

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Nike SB Janoski “Digital Floral”

Nike SB has been turning out classics from day one, and the pro model for Stefan Janoski still has yet to disappoint. This summer Nike SB is hitting skaters and sneakerheads alike with an instant classic: the Zoom Janoski Digital Floral print edition. The colorway is built on a camouflage base reminiscent of the Camo […]

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Supra “Strike”

Earlier this week Supra footwear announced a new low top cup sole design, the Strike. Calling this shoe simple would only be doing it an injustice; with a one piece toe cap and simplistic construction, the real detail is in the design. Supra has designed three different colorways for the new silhouette, each with their […]

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Nike SB Koston 2 Update

A few months back we gave you a preview of Nike SBs upcoming release, the Koston 2. Yesterday Nike officially announced Eric Koston’s newest pro model along with a hilariously awesome commercial to back it. The Koston 2 is the perfect blend of functionality and fashion; drawing inspiration golf and saddle style shoes, the Koston […]

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Supra x Spring Breakers “Donavyn”

Earlier this week Supra announced the release of a limited edition of their shoe “The Donavyn” commemorating the upcoming film Spring Breakers starring Selena Gomez, Vanessa Hudgens and James Franco. While at first glance the shoe might seem over the top with its hit pink leather upper and turquoise outsole, there is actually more to […]

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Nike SB Zoom Janoski “Wolf Grey/Gum”

On Monday Nike SB gave us a screen shot of a new April colorway for the incredibly popular Stefan Janoski pro model, this time in Wolf Grey. This version of the  Janoski comes to us in canvas, adding not only to the shoe’s overall style, but its comfort as well. The swoosh on the side is […]

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Nike Roshe Run Dynamic Flywire

With its simple style and attractive price point, the Nike Roshe Run has been a smash hit for all NSW fans.  This latest version gets sporty with the addition of Dynamic Flywire.  As with any Roshe, comfort is key, and the addition of the Flywire is sure to add to the glove-like feel.  Look for the shoes […]

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Supra “The Pistol” x Deathwish edition

Last Monday Supra footwear unveiled their newest team model “The Pistol”. The Pistol is a low top vulcanized shoe, perfect for long days at the skate park or on the streets. The Pistol is a low profile vulc with a one piece toe cap construction that has become popular with Supra as well as the […]

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Nike SB Dunk Mid Pro “Hyper Red”

True to form, Nike SB has hit us with another sneak peak at the upcoming edition of the Dunk Mid, this time coming in the Hyper Red colorway. The sneaker comes to us covered in sued, with a mesh side panel. A white leather swoosh accompanies  the all red upper,with  matching the white mid sole, […]

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P. Rod 6 February Preview

Over the weekend Nike SB gave us a preview of the upcoming February colorway for the P. Rod 6. The Nike SB twitter describes it as Black, White, Gum Medium Brown, and Medium Grey. From the picture supplied by Nike I don’t really see where the Medium Gum Brown comes in, but overall the shoe […]

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NIKEiD Air Force 1 “Year of the Snake”

Nike is pulling out all stops in their efforts to return the Air Force 1 to prominence in retail stores and the sneaker community. The Nike Air Force 1 has been a fan favorite on NIKEiD for a while now and Nike always seems to bring some great options for both sneakerheads and casual fans […]

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Nike SB Museum

Have you ever found yourself surfing your favorite sneaker sites and looking at a pair of shoes and wondering: Is this price for real? How can I be sure this is the right shoe? Is this release date accurate? Luckily, if you are looking for Nike SB’s, you are in luck. In celebration of Nike […]

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Adidas T-Mac “LeBron SVSM”?

Last week my man @Indeed317 walked into his local Finishline and spotted a pair of T-Mac 1s on the wall available to purchase. Sure, the original T-Mac 1 dropped in 2002, so a retro is not that mind-blowing, but here is the kicker, check the picture with the post. This is a GREEN and GOLD […]

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DC Presents The Mike Mo

DC skateboarding has proudly announced their newest shoe “The Mike Mo”, the first pro model for skateboarder Mike Mo Capaldi. This shoe is the perfect combination of style and skate performance. The Mike Mo is part of the Rediscover campaign which DC has been promoting for the better part of last year. The significance of […]

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Interview with @EaglesandHeat

Most of us have had contact with DMV Sneakers, and if you haven’t, you should start right now! He is a humble guy out of the DMV who really looks out for anyone who cherishes a fresh pair of sneakers. If you are looking to buy, or sell, @EaglesandHeat is always one of the first […]

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Adidas Mutombo

Nike is not the only brand that’s bringing back some classic 90’s kicks in 2013. Reebok has already announced a few big retro releases for this year, and now Adidas is following suit with a retro of the Adidas Mutombo. 20 years after its original release, we are seeing 3 colorways that are expected to […]

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Box Hype

Something that is being seen more and more often is “Box Hype.” This is when a shoe is given a large amount of attention because of the box and extra’s that come with the shoe. Shoes that would normally not sell out are slapped with a “limited” tag among the sneaker community, given a special […]

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Kobe 8 “Year of the Snake” Collection

A few weeks ago, a red camouflage upper Kobe 8 was leaked on the internet. Many people speculated that it was going to be the shoe Kobe Bryant will lace up in come All-Star weekend in Houston. Alas, Nike kept people guessing incorrectly as it unveiled the red camouflage Kobe 8 was in fact one […]

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Nike Air Force 1, Year of the Snake

Each year some of Nike’s most hyped releases are related to the Chinese Zodiac, a 12-year cycle with a specific animal associated with every year. 2013 is the Year of the Snake, and we have already seen some snakeskin samples of different colors and models. However, the official Year of the Snake Air Force 1 […]

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Air Jordan Spizike “BHM”

Next on the menu of Black History Month pack releases is the Air Jordan Spizike. It’s very evident that JB wanted their releases to be the loudest of the pack, and they accomplished just that. This Spizike is caked in Volt, while electric blue accents give your eyes a break. The navy blue translucent outsole […]

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Air Jordan I “BHM”

We’re back! After a long holiday hiatus, we will be back in full-swing starting this week. We finally got a look at this year’s Black History Month pack, and the Air Jordan I was particularly interesting. While the colors are confusing to most (in relation to past BHM colorways), it’s guaranteed to turn some heads. […]

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New Balance Enters Skateboarding

Early in December New Balance announced their entrance into the arena of skateboarding after announcing their partnership with Blackbox Distribution, makers of Zero and Mystery skateboard brands as well as Fallen footwear. The brand will release a skate shoe line entitled “New Balance Numeric”, or NB#, and will feature new shoe and clothing lines designed […]

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.@ERICMATENAER ‘S 25 DAYS OF KICKMAS

Day 25: Stay tuned to MidwestSole.com , @MidwestSole on Instagram, and @ericmatenaer on Instagram as he embarks on the 25 Days of Kickmas, a different pair of kicks every day until Christmas; rain, snow, or sunshine.

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.@ERICMATENAER ‘S 25 DAYS OF KICKMAS

Day 24: Stay tuned to MidwestSole.com , @MidwestSole on Instagram, and @ericmatenaer on Instagram as he embarks on the 25 Days of Kickmas, a different pair of kicks every day until Christmas; rain, snow, or sunshine.

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.@ERICMATENAER ‘S 25 DAYS OF KICKMAS

Day 23: Stay tuned to MidwestSole.com , @MidwestSole on Instagram, and @ericmatenaer on Instagram as he embarks on the 25 Days of Kickmas, a different pair of kicks every day until Christmas; rain, snow, or sunshine.

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.@ERICMATENAER ‘S 25 DAYS OF KICKMAS

Day 22: Stay tuned to MidwestSole.com , @MidwestSole on Instagram, and @ericmatenaer on Instagram as he embarks on the 25 Days of Kickmas, a different pair of kicks every day until Christmas; rain, snow, or sunshine.

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.@ERICMATENAER ‘S 25 DAYS OF KICKMAS

Day 21: Stay tuned to MidwestSole.com , @MidwestSole on Instagram, and @ericmatenaer on Instagram as he embarks on the 25 Days of Kickmas, a different pair of kicks every day until Christmas; rain, snow, or sunshine.

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.@ERICMATENAER ‘S 25 DAYS OF KICKMAS

Day 20: Stay tuned to MidwestSole.com , @MidwestSole on Instagram, and @ericmatenaer on Instagram as he embarks on the 25 Days of Kickmas, a different pair of kicks every day until Christmas; rain, snow, or sunshine.

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.@ERICMATENAER ‘S 25 DAYS OF KICKMAS

Day 19: Stay tuned to MidwestSole.com , @MidwestSole on Instagram, and @ericmatenaer on Instagram as he embarks on the 25 Days of Kickmas, a different pair of kicks every day until Christmas; rain, snow, or sunshine.

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.@ERICMATENAER ‘S 25 DAYS OF KICKMAS

Day 18: Stay tuned to MidwestSole.com , @MidwestSole on Instagram, and @ericmatenaer on Instagram as he embarks on the 25 Days of Kickmas, a different pair of kicks every day until Christmas; rain, snow, or sunshine.

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Do @Nightwing2303 ‘s Sneaker Reviews Affect Your Decision to Purchase?

As you can probably tell, we are huge supporters of @Nightwing2303 and KicksOnCourt.com. He provides a great service to the sneaker community, and needs to be recognized for the work he does. @Nightwing2303 ‘s great influence on consumers should be acknowledged by the companies that his reviews affect. The fact that he is paying for […]

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The Truth About Reselling Sneakers

Contrary to popular belief, reselling sneakers is not for everyone. We welcome competition, but do not at all recommend taking up reselling sneakers as a way to either get some extra cash or as a full-time job and here’s why… Reselling is expensive, period. If you are serious about selling sneakers and want it to […]

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.@ERICMATENAER ‘S 25 DAYS OF KICKMAS

Day 17: Stay tuned to MidwestSole.com , @MidwestSole on Instagram, and @ericmatenaer on Instagram as he embarks on the 25 Days of Kickmas, a different pair of kicks every day until Christmas; rain, snow, or sunshine.

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Eric Koston 2

Hot on the heels of the Koston 1 and the Heritage, Nike is coming at skaters and sneakerheads alike with the Koston 2. With a one piece construction similar to that of the Koston 1, the Koston 2 is updated with stitching details, resembling a golf shoe. Just like its predecessor, the Koston 2 comes […]

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1 on 1 with @NightWing2303

Everybody loves Chris. No, I’m not talking about that ill fated TV show based on Chris Rock’s childhood. Let me rephrase that. Everybody loves Nightwing2303. Am I getting through to you now? Yes? Good, that’s what I thought! For the very few who still have no idea about who I’m talking about, I’m talking about […]

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