After six tour stops with 20 of the world’s best skateboarders in four countries, the final event in the 2013 SLS Nike SB World Tour series is headed to Newark, New Jersey on August 25. Dubbed the “Super Crown” event of SLS, eight pros will battle it out for a chance at a $ 200,000 USD cash prize and a custom Nixon trophy watch valued at $ 20,000 USD.
Back to defend his champion title is 2012 SLS Nike SB World Tour overall winner, Nyjah Huston who will share the course with Paul Rodriguez, Sean Malto, Chris Cole, Mikey Taylor, Shane O’Neill, Torey Pudwill and Luan Oliveira. Be sure to tune in on August 25 at 7 p.m. EST to see it all go down live on ESPN 2 and streetleague.com.
Not only did Nike Basketball launch a commercial to celebrate the victory of LeBron James and the Miami Heat, but of course they also present a Championship Pack. The pack consists of the Nike LeBron X PS Elite and the LeBron X Low, complimented with a t-shirt and two matching caps.
“Worn by James in Game 1 of the 2013 Finals, the LEBRON X PS ELITE has a red upper skin with a gloss geometric palm-leaf graphic inspired by Miami’s signature Art Deco architecture and native plant life. The shoes sock-liners are imprinted with “2-time champion” on the left and the seasons “11-12, 12-13” on the right.
The LEBRON X LOW sports an upper skin with a unique floral palm splatter print showcasing birds of paradise and palm trees. The upper is finished with a black matte skin with gloss chromaflair palm print graphic from toe to midsole and a glow-in-the-dark outsole. It also has imprinted “2-time champion” and “11-12, 12-13” sock-liners to celebrate James’s championship.”
The Nike LeBron X Championship Pack will hit retailers early next week.
LeBron James‘ Miami boutique Unknwn is celebrating its 1st anniversary. For the occasion they teamed up with Verbal’s jewelry brand Ambush and present the 2012 Championship ring. The signature LeBron lionhead logo is featured on the rose gold ring, along with a series of other nice details.
BMW is celebrating its domination of the 2012 DTM series with a special edition M3. The Championship Edition takes on the look of Canadian driver Bruno Spengler’s car, with Frozen Black metallic paint, carbon flaps, dark chrome accents and matte black wheels. The 3-colored M stripe adorns the carbon-fiber roof while a large M logo sits behind the front wheels. Inside we see carbon-fiber details and further tributes to Spengler.
Only 54 examples of the BMW M3 DTM Championship Edition will be produced at a price tag of approximately $ 118000 USD. This price includes a chance to attend the BMW M Fascination Nordschleife driver training course with Bruno Spengler as the instructor. The car will debut in February 2013.
Proclaiming King James’ rise to champion status, Nike have released the Lebron 9 Champion Pack. Featuring a LeBron 9 MVP alongside the LeBron 9 PS Elite which he sported in game one of the 2012 finals, the pack is a must-have for LeBron’s legion of fans. Bathed in Miami Heat hues, each shoe incorporate a swag of Nike Technologies including Flywire for strength in the uppers, Max Air units in the heels and Nike Zoom units in the forefoot. A very limited North American and Chinese release, get yours August 11! News via Nike.
Nike Basketball pays tribute to LeBron James‘ first championship with a limited edition footwear pack featuring both the LeBron 9 and LeBron 9 PS.
Worn by James the first game after being awarded the 2012 MVP Award, the LEBRON 9 MVP features striking team colors. A gradient fade from red to black with yellow detailing comprise the upper, while details including an MVP graphic on the heel and trophies printed on the sockliner mark the award.
The LEBRON 9 PS Elite was worn by James in game one of the 2012 Finals and is featured in this red and black colorway. With a midfoot harness that wraps around the foot, the shoe also incorporates Flywire technology for strength and lock down support. The finely-tuned midsole provides a unique hybrid cushioning system by combining Max Air 180 in the heel for absorption on impact with a Nike Zoom unit in the forefoot for a springy response.
Launching August 11, the two shoes will be sold as a pack and will be available in very limited quantities.
The 2012 NCAA basketball National Champions, Kentucky Wildcats, have given Young Money rapper Drake a championship ring.
It has been reported by John Clay’s Sidelines, Drake may have been given the ring due to his appearance during coach John Calipari’s Big Blue Madness ceremony in 2009, but the ultimate reason hasnt been confirmed. It has also been noted that some believe giving Drake a national championship ring is another stroke of Calipari genius.
DS fam, what are your thoughts on Drake receiving a championship ring? Take to the comments and let us know.
The other day, Drake took to Twitter, and tweeted out a picture of his championship ring, which you can view below.
The city of Miami has been crowned this years 2012 NBA Champions. In lieu of this historic win not only for Miami but LeBron, UNKNWN shares a first look into their limited edition Unknwn Championship t-shirt collection, produced in collaboration with 5 great brands: Billionaire Boys Club, Staple Design, 10 Deep, No Mas and Undrcrwn. The Championship tees are available exclusively through Unknwn and will be online Monday, June 25 just in time for the celebratory parade.