Words by Corey Copeland
2017 has been a big year for the Nike SB silhouette as the historic check-brand has a lot to celebrate. This year marks 15 years of the SB Dunk, 20 years of the Air Max 97, and 35 years of the Air Force 1 silhouette.
Last month we saw the SB Dunk be revitalized with Danny Supa’s high top rendition.
This November, the 15 year old silhouette returns to celebrate the culture inspired by the 1992 Barcelona Olympics. In addition, this model celebrates the trail blazing accomplishments of the 1992 U.S. Olympic men’s basketball team, affectionately known as The Dream Team. It was the first American Olympic team to feature active NBA players. Team USA dominated the competition all summer long. They beat every opponent by an average margin of 44 points.
In case you forgot, the dream team earned a gold medal in basketball. Boasting a star-studded roster featuring the likes of Magic Johnson, Larry Bird, Patrick Ewing, Scottie Pippen and Michael Jordan—Both men were fresh from winning back-to-back NBA championships.
The classic skateboarding shoe is dressed in a patriotic theme with obsidian and white accenting its smooth premium patent leather upper, while special patriotic Nike SB branding is draped over the heels and pull tabs accented with red solidify the theme. A white midsole and matching obsidian outsole seamlessly finishes the design.
These SB Dunks are simple but are sure to make a statement each time you step out in these. Retailing for just $100, they come with a price tag which all customers can appreciate. Perfect for any occasion where you want to stand as a proud American, Perfect with any legendary Team USA players jersey.
Fall may be here and winter is fast approaching but its never too late to start prepping your sneaker collection for next years warm season.