Celebrating the release of Eric Koston’s second signature pro model, Nike SB debuts the final edit of both shoe and skater’s The Legend Grows commercial. Relating the silhouette’s technical features to Koston’s illustrious career into skateboard lore, the video follows the story of a kickflip backside tailslide to hurricane grind, as the narrative grows from one Nike athlete to the next. Featuring Tiger Woods, Kyrie Irving, Neymar Jr., Allyson Felix, Danny Kass, Sean Malto, Wieger Van Wageningen, Ishod Wair, Alex Olson, Neckface, Giovanni Reda and Jake Phelps. Stay tuned for the Nike SB Eric Koston 2 dropping 4/1, more on the legend and his 20 years of skateboarding at here.
Stepping into year 5 with new colorways, the Nike SB Zoom Janoski kicks things off with the ‘Crystal Mint’ release. Featuring a tonal twill Mint upper and vulcanized white rubber sole, the shoe sports contrasting brown laces and hits of Dark Atomic Green throughout the outsole and upper tongue branding. The Crystal Mint Janoski ($78 USD) is available at select Nike SB retailers worldwide and online through P-Rod’s Fairfax Blvd. located Primitive.Janoski, Stefan Janoski
An SB counterpoint to St. Nicholas’ bias for the well behaved, Nike and skate artist Sean Cliver introduce a collection featuring a horned hero of the moral spectrum’s darker extreme. Depicting a faun-esq type character named Krampus, the special edition kit features a custom Nike SB Dunk Hi dawning red and black colorways, tongue branding, custom graphic insoles and hits of fur lining throughout. An additional line of supporting Krampus products are also in the pipeline, including a branded hat and two t-shirts. Available exclusively through select Nike Skateboarding stokcists, the full line hits store shelves on December 5.Nike Skateboarding
London’s iconic skate spot, BaySixty6, re-opens in collaboration with Nike Skateboarding, introducing the UK’s most state-of-the-art facility to date. Helmed by Nike SB, with the help of Skatepark Amsterdam’s expert design team, the sub-Westway skatepark underwent a two-month overhaul to include a 6-ft hipped wooden bowl, quarters, flat banks, rails, hubbas, driveways, wall rides and revolutionary hydraulic ledge, never before seen. Fresh concrete throughout, updated lighting schemes and a robust sound system finish the redesigned space, while a renovated shop and event area complete the venue’s reimagined functionality. Opened on September 15, the new BaySixty6 hosted a Nike Skateboarding team demo with Justin Brock, Wieger Van Wageningen, Theotis Beasley, Sean Malto, Fernando Bransmark, Korahn Gayle, Neil Smith, Chris Jones, Jak Pietryga, Joey Pressey, Daniel Kinlock and new team rider Kyron Davis. Check out Nike SB’s 1:24 intro video and images of the new BaySixty6 below. More info at facebook.com/BaySixty6.BaySixty6, Nike Skateboarding
In preparation for Nike Skateboarding’s September 15th opening of the redesigned, regenerated and revitalized BaySixty6 skate spot, the brand has initiated a limited time “golden ticket”-esc search for 5 custom designed umbrellas, each granting the discovering individual and two friends early access to ride the renowned West London park. Dropped off and hidden at public parks throughout East and South London, the red/turquoise sectioned umbrellas are waiting to be discovered, now.