Wednesday, December 8, 2010

Nike Air Force 1 Doernbecher Freestyle Collection (Video)

Check out the bio below taken from on this exclusive Air Force 1. Once you are done check out our video review on it.

The Air Force 1 by Tony: Inspired by strength, created by Tony

Tony's Air Force 1 '07 DB Men's Shoe hails from the Doernbecher Freestyle program, a partnership between Nike and Doernbecher Children's Hospital. With a little help from Nike designer Tinker Hatfield, 11-year-old Tony Signorelli was able to create the shoe of his wildest dreams, a design that embraces the Air Force 1 and tells his story.

Leather upper with custom design featuring Tony's message
Dragon-scale-inspired materials at Swoosh design trademark
Translucent rubber outsole with a brain-neuron graphic

This Air Force 1 is bursting with character—just like Tony. The aspiring secret-agent-actor-paleontologist represents his love for spicy food with a bold red color, and he shows off his vivid imagination with a dragon-inspired Swoosh. He even adds an image of a brain neuron at the outsole to symbolize his rare brain disorder. A closer look at this shoe reveals, in encrypted form, the message Tony lives by: "Think positive, and positive happens."

About Doernbecher
Doernbecher Children's Hospital has been helping heal children and families in the Oregon and Washington area since 1926. It's a national leader in research and education and offers a wide range of comprehensive pediatric care. The Doernbecher Freestyle program, a partnership between Nike and Doernbecher, allows a group of special patients who have triumphed over serious illnesses to design authentic Nike shoes. Since the partnership began in 2004, the program has raised more than $2.4 million. This collection is sold on a limited-edition basis at Niketowns and

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