Nick Engvall

Nick Engvall is a sneaker enthusiast with nearly 15 years of experience in the footwear business. He has written for publications such as Complex, Sole Collector and Sneaker News. Helped companies like Eastbay, Finish Line, Foot Locker, and StockX better connect with their consumers. He's an avid San Francisco Giants fan, Allen Iverson fan, and owns way too many sneakers for his own good.

SNEAKER CONVOS

SNEAKER CONVOS, March 16-20th, 2021

On Tuesday, March 16th, we will kick off SNEAKER CONVOS, a virtual live conversation series featuring sneaker enthusiasts, footwear designers, creators, industry professionals, entrepreneurs, and more. Our goal with the event is to give attendees a better understanding of how the footwear industry works through these conversations, to showcase the opportunities through talks with individual …

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ABA x Converse G4

3 Forgotten Facts About The ABA and Their New Converse Collab

You might be familiar with the NBA, aka the National Basketball Association, but how familiar are you with the ABA, aka the American Basketball Association? Let’s look at 3 facts about the ABA that will help you appreciate the perfect pairing of this week’s Converse collaborative release. Although it might be seen as a long …

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The Championship Era Bulls Sneakers

The Second 3-Peat: The Last Dance Chicago Bulls Sneakers

If the first 3-Peat gave us MVP-level Chicago Bulls sneakers, the second 3-peat brought us nothing short of hall-of-fame level kicks. When it comes to what Michael Jordan, Scottie Pippen, and the supporting team members rocked on their way to NBA titles in 1996, 1997, and 1998, it truly is nothing short of legendary. Back …

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Karl Malone APEX Mailman Shoes

Player Exclusive: Karl Malone APEX Mailman Shoes

Maybe it’s playing for Utah. Maybe it’s the fact that he’s relatively distant as a public figure compared to other players. Maybe because he never signed a sneaker deal with Nike. The Mailman has always been a polarizing player when it comes to fans. Regardless, owning a pair of the Karl Malone APEX Mailman shoes, …

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Sneaker History Podcast - Sneaker Pile

The 3 Stages Of Letting Go Of Sneakers

On this episode of the Sneaker History Podcast, Robbie Falchi and Nick Engvall discuss the sneakers worn by the championship era Chicago Bulls, as well as the 3 stages of letting go of sneakers. — FROM THE EPISODE — The First 3-Peat – The Championship Era Chicago Bulls Sneakers   — Join our Patreon for …

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The Championship Era Chicago Bulls Sneakers

The First 3-Peat – Championship-Era Chicago Bulls Sneakers

Over the past month, it has become abundantly clear that The Last Dance has ignited the nostalgic drive of an entire generation of sneakerheads and sports fans. While the current challenges the world is facing have more than likely added some fuel to the flames, most of us would have been locked in for the …

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7-11 x Nike SB Dunk

Episode 122: Talking Themed Nike Dunks

On episode 122 of the Sneaker History Podcast, Robbie Falchi and Mike Guillory discuss the new 7-11 Nike SB Dunk Collaboration and Nike’s history of themed Dunk collaborations. — FROM THE EPISODE — 7-11 x Nike SB Dunk Low Nike Air More Uptempo ‘Olympic’   — Join our Patreon for more exclusive episodes! —

Ron Harper Game Worn Sneakers 72-10 Bulls Season

Ron Harper’s Nike Air Lambaste

If you know me, you know I have an affection for the Nike Air Lambaste that goes way back. In fact, I've literally been asking Nike to retro the original Air Lambaste for at least 10 years now. It seems kind of crazy that a shoe with a retail price that was more appropriately placed …

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Air Jordans Ranked By A Non-Sneakerhead

Air Jordans Ranked by a Non-Sneakerhead

One of the most entertaining sneaker articles in recent memory came this week from CBS Sports, where they had a guy “who knows nothing about sneakers” rank every Air Jordan from 1-XXX4 (34), from worst to first. Now, as sneakerheads, we can get a little testy when it comes to our beloved Air Jordans. On …

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Bad Boys 2 - Sneaker History Netflix Party Fridays

Sneaker History Netflix Party Fridays – Bad Boys 2

After watching the original Bad Boys last week for our stay at home weekly viewing party, this week we’re following it up with the sequel, Bad Boys 2. The Sneaker History Netflix Party Fridays is a way for all of us to check out some sneaker-filled movies while we practice social distancing. Our first movie …

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