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This Air Jordan 5 “Olympic” Custom Borrows From The Air Jordan 12 “Wings”

Sneakerheads have likely not forgotten the Air Jordan 5 iteration that Jordan Brand recently dropped, which drew inspiration from the Rio 2015 Summer Olympics. The pair seen here kind of looks nothing like it and sneakerheads probably do not recognize it, but it is actually an Air Jordan 5 “Olympic” pair that has been customized. Astrotorf Customs, who is known for collecting, customizing, selling and trading retro Air Jordan sneakers, is the one responsible for customizing this Air Jordan 5 iteration. This is not even the first time Astrotorf has customized an Air Jordan 5 pair, but he does not exclusively work on Air Jordan colorways. Continue reading This Air Jordan 5 “Olympic” Custom Borrows From The Air Jordan 12 “Wings”

Team USA Is Progressing In Rio & The Jordan 31 “USA” Has Arrived

The men’s Olympic basketball competition in Rio de Janeiro had reached its fourth quarter and once again, Team USA had to face off against a tough opponent, resulting in a close game. Team Serbia proved to be quite a disciplined yet offensive team, managing to breach the defenses of the U.S. team. Fortunately for Team USA, they somehow managed to survive, just as they had done in their game against Team Australia. Team U.S. was victorious with a score of 94-91, so they actually barely survived. The quarterfinals, semifinals and the finals remain, so this was definitely just the right time for the Air Jordan 31 “USA” to arrive. Continue reading Team USA Is Progressing In Rio & The Jordan 31 “USA” Has Arrived

Jordan Brand Pays Tribute To Rio With This Latest Air Jordan 31 Colorway

Many families have traveled to Rio de Janeiro in order to enjoy a week where they get to watch loads of Olympic events. Any foreigners who recently arrived in Rio may have noticed something odd. Namely, there are quite a few tanks on the side of various roads and lots of police officers carrying rifles almost everywhere. In the history of the Olympic Games, this seems to be the highest levels of security measures to have ever been taken. This year’s Olympics is already seemingly quite unique and Jordan Brand is ready to drop another unique Air Jordan 31 colorway in celebration of it. Continue reading Jordan Brand Pays Tribute To Rio With This Latest Air Jordan 31 Colorway

This Air Jordan 11 Low Is Inspired By The 2016 Olympic Closing Ceremony

The modern Olympic Games are more than just a sporting competition. The event is distinctive and memorabe, with the celebration of the Olympic Games going hand in hand with its ceremonial aspects. One of the oldest and most iconic Olympic ceremonies dates back to the 1896 Olympiad in Athens and it is the Closing Ceremony. Of course, the Closing Ceremony from a hundred-and-twenty years ago would barely resemble any of the modern Olympic ceremonies, but it still takes place. Drawing inspiration from this Olympic tradition, this Air Jordan 11 Low “Metallic Gold” is a tribute to this year’s Closing Ceremony. Continue reading This Air Jordan 11 Low Is Inspired By The 2016 Olympic Closing Ceremony

Jordan Brand Commemorates The 2016 Summer Olympics With Two Air Jordan 1 Releases

The Summer Olympics is supposed to be a prestigious event, but as a result of numerous natural and unnatural factors, it seems that this year’s Summer Games may turn out to be disastrous. Less than 50 days prior to the beginning of the Summer Games, a sate of public catastrophe was declared in the city of Rio de Janeiro. The governor claims that the city will not be able to adhere to its commitments to the Olympic and Paralympic Games as a result of a financial crisis. Of course, this is not going to stop footwear brands like Jordan Brand from releasing sneakers to celebrate the Olympics. Continue reading Jordan Brand Commemorates The 2016 Summer Olympics With Two Air Jordan 1 Releases

The Sneaker In This Leaked Photo Is Quite Possibly The Air Jordan 31

Sneakerheads reading this likely have varying opinions and views about Internet leaks. Some prefer to get a heads up and stay informed about potential upcoming sneakers, while others believe that Internet leaks spoil the whole experience. There is a possibility that the latter may actually be true in the case of this latest Internet leak, although then again, there are plenty of sneakerheads who are glad that the photo that can be seen here got leaked. While the source of this photo is uncertain for the time being, it is being speculated that the sneaker showcased in it is the yet-to-debut Air Jordan 31. Continue reading The Sneaker In This Leaked Photo Is Quite Possibly The Air Jordan 31