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Aug 9, 2018

Only A Bona Fide Sneaker Head Can Get 8/11 On This Quiz

Do you really have shoe game?

  1. Which famous rapper collaborated with Nike, and then Adidas, to create Yeezy?

    Adidas
    Correct! 
    Wrong! 

    Kanye West

    Kanye started his collaboration with Nike in 2009 to create the Air Yeezy 1 and, in 2015, he grew his Yeezy empire with Adidas.

    Via Dimitrios Kambouris / Getty Images
  2. How many shoes are in the Air Jordan collection?

    Nike
    Correct! 
    Wrong! 

    There are 32 silhouettes in the Air Jordan collection, with multiple colorways of each silhouette.

    Via Nike
  3. Which of these artists has also collaborated with Adidas?

    Correct! 
    Wrong! 

    Pharrell Williams

    Pharrell has been working with Adidas since 2014 and, since then, has dropped a few pairs of sneakers, including the NMD Human Races and the Adidas Tennis Hus, as well as jackets, pants, and other apparel.

    Via Jamie McCarthy / Getty Images
  4. Which one of these is NOT a sneaker store?

    Correct! 
    Wrong! 

    Complex

    Complex is a pop culture publication that focuses on entertainment, music, fashion, and sneakers. Kith, Stadium Goods, and Bodega are all sneaker stores.

    Via Complex
  5. Which rap group was responsible for putting the Adidas Superstars on the map?

    Adidas
    Correct! 
    Wrong! 

    Run-D.M.C.

    Run-D.M.C. released the track "My Adidas" in 1986, which lead to the first major brand deal between a musical group and an athletic sneaker company.

    Via Profile Records
  6. What was the first ever sneaker to be mass produced?

    Correct! 
    Wrong! 

    Keds

    In 1892, the US Rubber Company created comfortable rubber sneakers with canvas tops called Keds. In 1916, the sneakers grew in popularity and went into mass production.

    Via Keds
  7. Which of these basketball players does NOT have a sneaker?

    Getty Images
    Correct! 
    Wrong! 

    Draymond Green

    Draymond Green doesn't have sneakers (yet!). LeBron and Kyrie Irving have sneakers with Nike, and James Harden has sneakers with Adidas.

    Via Jason Miller / Stringer
  8. Who is this?

    Alexander Tamargo / Getty Images
    Correct! 
    Wrong! 

    Virgil Abloh

    Virgil Abloh is the founder and creator of the brand Off-White, creator of Off-White x Nike Collaboration, "The Ten," and Artistic Director of Louis Vuitton.

    Via Alexander Tamargo / Getty Images
  9. What was Nike formerly known as before all of its success?

    Nike
    Correct! 
    Wrong! 

    Blue Ribbon Sports

    The company was called Blue Ribbon Sports from 1964-1971. They eventually adopted the name "Nike" after the Greek goddess of victory.

    Via Nike
  10. Who was the first woman to design an Air Jordan?

    Nike
    Correct! 
    Wrong! 

    Vashtie Kola

    Back in 2010, director, designer, and model Vashtie Kola designed a deep purple/lavender colorway for the Air Jordan 2s.

    Via The Daily Jordan
  11. What 80s movie were these shoes featured in?

    Nike
    Correct! 
    Wrong! 

    Back To The Future II

    The Nike MAGs were seen on the feet of Marty McFly in Back To The Future II.

    Via Universal Pictures

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