September 29, 2005

Nike Zoom Air FC 10/2 (Futura and Lance Armstrong FC)

POST #    1879

Back in July during the Tour de France, I saw a pair of Nike FCs on Freshness. They weren't your ordinary FCs, but a special Lance Armstrong FC that featured icons designed by Futura and Nike designer Mark Smith. As there were only 500 pairs released to the public through colette in Paris, I didn't really have my hopes set too high. Low and behold, that's where the girlfriend comes in. Despite the fact that I have way too many pairs of sneakers already, Shannan remembered when I showed the shoes to her and bought a pair off of eBay for me.

Each laser etched icon is symbolic of an element of Armstrong's life. From his fight with cancer, to his home state of Texas, to his relationship with Sheryl Crow. An awesome pair of sneakers to add to my already unnecessary collection. I wonder if these will ever make it out of the house, or even onto my feet.

More information:
- Futura and Armstrong on Nike Cycling (go to Features, 2nd item down)
- Futura x Lance Air Zoom FC on Freshness
- Meanings of the Symbols on Freshness

Posted by tien mao in Sports at 8:05 AM

 

 

Should we be calling you Imelda Marcos-Mao?

Posted by: corie at September 29, 2005 9:16 AM

WOW! I'm jealous.

Posted by: John at September 29, 2005 9:23 AM

i will be way impressed if you wear those.

Posted by: christina at September 29, 2005 10:08 AM

you (lucky) shoe snob!

Posted by: yp at September 29, 2005 12:09 PM

Those are truly amazing!

Posted by: Jess B at September 29, 2005 12:15 PM

Those are ridiculous! I wonder why the icon of Texas is backwards?

Posted by: FlatGreg at September 29, 2005 2:29 PM

Total shoe porn.

Posted by: Jen at September 29, 2005 2:53 PM

imelda mao... haahahahahahah. maybe it's time you tell shannan the truth about your sexuality.

Posted by: janelle at September 29, 2005 4:08 PM

Wow - those are really something! I can't quite see Lance himself in them, but they're very cool.

Posted by: Paul at September 29, 2005 4:18 PM

Posted by: John at September 29, 2005 5:43 PM

thanks john. i meant to add that.

Posted by: tien [TypeKey Profile Page] at September 29, 2005 5:45 PM

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