Robbie Falchi

Las Vegas native living in Portland, OR. Interests include: shoes, sports, music, video games and food. Extremely passionate about Nike and the Lakers. I've been collecting shoes for over 15 years! Follow me on IG & Twitter to see my personal collection and if you have questions. #rahbeekicksit

What Is Nike's Huarache Technology?

Huarache Tech’s Place In Nike Basketball History

Preface: Having no March Madness and no NBA basketball sucks bad rn, ugh. Lightning doesn’t strike in the same place twice? Psh, yeah right, tell that to Nike introduction of the Air Huarache line back in the early ’90s. Tinker Hatfield’s original Air Huarache (1991) and Air Flight Huarache (1992) have become two of the …

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Ewing Athletics x Cormega Pt. 2

Ewing Athletics does a lot of things right, but above all, they come correct with collabs for the real hip-hop fans across the globe. In recent memory we’ve been hit with fire releases in conjunction with deep-rooted hip-hop institutions from Death Row, Outlawz and Drink Champs… and of course, Cormega! If you’re not familiar with …

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Air Jordan 1: The Good, The Bad & The Ugly

Good morning ladies and gents! Yesterday morning we dropped our latest Sneaker History Podcast episode (available on all Podcast streaming platforms) and we covered a few topics; but specifically, we discussed the insanity that is THE Air Jordan 1. Sneaker collectors love them, the resell market loves them… everyone loves Jordan 1s, and Jordan Brand …

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Be Like Mike

When it comes to athlete catchphrases few compare to Michael Jordan’s “Be like Mike.” Upon reading that you heard the ’90’s voice say it, huh? It’s instinctual – we all know it without really even trying. What’s crazy is that most people don’t know where the slogan came from… well, it originated from Michael’s Gatorade …

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FBF: Footwear Flashback

Y’all ready for a Footwear Flashback? Hop into the Sneaker History time machine and go back to the early 2010s with us! Much like a preteen going through puberty, the first half of the 2010s were a confusing time in basketball footwear. Technology was constantly advancing and subsequently, the basketball category experienced growing pains. Signature …

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TISH: Paul George Returns

Today in Sneaker History Paul George triumphantly returned to basketball on the world’s grandest stage – the 2016 Olympic Games. Two summers prior George suffered a catastrophic leg injury during an exhibition game for Team USA on a routine layup play. We won’t show it to you out of respect to PG, but if you Google …

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Release Alert: Ewing x FAMOUS NOBODYS

Authenticity serves as the backbone of any quality sneaker collaboration, and few brands serve up collabs quite like Ewing Athletics. Welp, they’re back at it again with the good people over at FAMOUS NOBODYS for a fresh take on the Ewing Sport Lite silhouette. Dressed in a Neopolitan-like scheme of pink, brown and white, these Sport …

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WNBA All-Star Kicks

It’s 2019, if you’re still sleeping on the WNBA then you need to wake up. The league has grown so much since 1997 and it continues to prove that playing like a girl isn’t a bad thing. Those woke to women’s hoops know that female professional basketball is huge overseas with the Chinese leagues and …

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Nike, Can We Get a Retro?

Nike, can we get a retro on the following kicks? For years we’ve seen a circular retro schedule from The Swoosh with the same shoes coming back again and again. Occasionally old fan favorites are sprinkled into the mix but for the most part many of Nike’s retros are predictable. For instance, we’ll see an …

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We Love the Nike Air Max 270 React

Nike Air Max 270 React Real talk, we love the Nike Air Max 270 React like a newborn baby fresh from the stork. Nike Sportswear been killin’ it with a full roster of React based bangers for almost two years with models like the React Element 55, Element 87, ISPA [line], and Presto React; and …

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