Soul 2 Sole Scans 30 Years of Sneaker Culture

From hip-hop to basketball, these have become more than just shoes to many
By Evann Gastaldo,  Newser Staff
Posted May 18, 2009 12:35 PM CDT
Soul 2 Sole Scans 30 Years of Sneaker Culture
Michael Jordan and his Air Jordans are featured in David Park's "Soul 2 Sole" video.   (AP Photo/Nike, Inc.)

(Newser) – David Park, a student at Parsons School of Design, packs 30 years of sneakers and sneaker culture into a stop-action video created for his thesis project, Hype Beast reports. New York in the 1970s is the opener, as Run DMC’s “My Adidas” plays over images of breakdancing kids. The video hits basketball, hip-hop, and headlines like “Sneaker Riot,” when limited edition Nikes caused chaos in New York. Check it out at the link below. (Read more Jay-ZTV stories.)

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