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Nike SB Dunk Low Grateful Dead

July 14, 2020 - Front and center in the Nike SB Dunk Low Grateful Dead is the band’s most lovable symbol, the dancing bears, which first appear on the back cover of the group’s 1973 LP "History of the Grateful Dead, Volume 1 (Bear’s Choice)." Set in three colorways, the shoe playfully features bear-inspired detailing, such as a faux-fur and suede upper, a frayed Nike Swoosh mimicking the bears’ collars and an image of the bear on the tongue. (Another iconic Grateful Dead logo, the Steal Your Face skull, is printed on the underside of the sockliner.)

The community-rich bond among Dead Heads is even more inviting thanks to the band’s fun, furry ambassadors. While the bears may not have influenced the music itself, the man behind the bears — an enigmatic audio engineer nicknamed Bear, who helped develop the group’s Wall of Sound system as well as the cartoon symbol — certainly did, and his work brought a resounding impact to the Grateful Dead’s legacy, much like Nike SB founder Sandy Bodecker’s impact on the Dunk and skate culture.

"As the band’s benefactor, Bear was an incredibly huge part of the Grateful Dead’s ability to become who they were,” says David Lemieux, the band’s archivist and legacy manager. “They were talented musicians, but they would not have had the financial freedom to forgo jobs, move to Los Angeles and practice for 14 hours a day. The band wouldn’t become what it is today without Bear’s innovations and contributions. The same fiercely independent spirit from Bodecker helped create that authenticity within the skate community.”

The orange colorway [Not pictured] of the Nike SB Dunk Low Grateful Dead releases July 18 at FTC. The yellow colorway releases July 24 on SNKRS and at select skate shops, while the green colorway releases on the same day at select skate shops.

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"USA" Nike Air Force 1 Ultra Flyknit Low

June 25, 2016 - The Nike Air Force 1 Ultra Flyknit Low — the lightest Air Force 1 ever made — now carries a "USA" theme in red, white and blue with a metallic swoosh.

The "USA" Nike Air Force 1 Ultra Flyknit Low is available July 18 at Nike.com, SNKRS app and select retailers.

June 24, 2016 - The Nike Air Max 2016 N7 running shoe provides cushioned support through a full-length Air Max unit and lacing integrated with Flywire cables. It is now available at Nike.com and select retailers.

N7 is Nike’s long-time commitment and mission to inspire and enable two million Native American and Aboriginal youth in North America to participate in sport and physical activity. The N7 philosophy embraces the Native philosophy: “In every deliberation we must consider the impact of our decisions on the next seven generations.” Learn more about Nike's N7 program here.

June 24, 2016 - The WMNS Nike Air Max 2016 N7 running shoe provides cushioned support through a full-length Air Max unit and lacing integrated with Flywire cables. It is now available at Nike.com and select retailers.

N7 is Nike’s long-time commitment and mission to inspire and enable two million Native American and Aboriginal youth in North America to participate in sport and physical activity. The N7 philosophy embraces the Native philosophy: “In every deliberation we must consider the impact of our decisions on the next seven generations.” Learn more about Nike's N7 program here.

June 24, 2016 - The Nike Air Max 2011 N7 running shoe provides maximum comfort through added visible air underfoot. It is now available at Nike.com and select retailers.

N7 is Nike’s long-time commitment and mission to inspire and enable two million Native American and Aboriginal youth in North America to participate in sport and physical activity. The N7 philosophy embraces the Native philosophy: “In every deliberation we must consider the impact of our decisions on the next seven generations.” Learn more about Nike's N7 program here.

June 24, 2016 - The WMNS Nike Air Max 2011 N7 running shoe provides maximum comfort through added visible air underfoot. It is now available at Nike.com and select retailers.

N7 is Nike’s long-time commitment and mission to inspire and enable two million Native American and Aboriginal youth in North America to participate in sport and physical activity. The N7 philosophy embraces the Native philosophy: “In every deliberation we must consider the impact of our decisions on the next seven generations.” Learn more about Nike's N7 program here.

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NikeCourt Air Zoom Ultrafly Grass

June 20, 2016 - Designed for grass court play, the NikeCourt Air Zoom Ultrafly Grass features an updated upper and outsole. The all-white leather upper honors the tradition of the penultimate Grand Slam of the season, while the dimpled outsole delivers optimal traction for the speedy surfaces of SW19. 

The NikeCourt Air Zoom Ultrafly Grass is now available on nike.com.

June 15, 2016 - The WMNS Nike Air Rift Premium celebrates its original inspiration, the Great Rift Valley, with a dyeing technique that has roots in Kenya.

The WMNS Nike Air Rift Premium is available in women’s sizing beginning June 15 at nike.com and select Nike retailers.

June 15, 2016 - The WMNS Nike Air Rift Premium celebrates its original inspiration, the Great Rift Valley, with a dyeing technique that has roots in Kenya.

The WMNS Nike Air Rift Premium is available in women’s sizing beginning June 15 at nike.com and select Nike retailers.

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Nike SB Zoom Stefan Janoski 'Skate Mental'

June 14, 2016 - Nike SB and hardgoods brand Skate Mental partner on a Zoom Stefan Janoski that features an all-over pizza print inspired by a dietary staple of skateboarders everywhere. 

The Nike SB Zoom Stefan Janoski 'Skate Mental' is available June 17 at nike.com/snkrs