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Exclusive Podcast: Kobe Bryant, Eric Avar and the inside story of the KOBE X


redefining how signature shoes come to life

In the history of athlete and designer collaborations from Nike, Kobe Bryant and Eric Avar rank near the top. Over the course of a decade, they've redefined how signature shoes come to life and have always pushed the boundaries of innovation and design. To coincide with the launch of the KOBE X, Nike introduces a narrated podcast that chronicles the unique relationship between designer and athlete, and how they drive one another toward perfection.


Sophisticated Simplicity

The Kobe X, Kobe Bryant's tenth signature shoe





The KOBE X 5 AM Flight and coordinated apparel is available globally at and select retail locations on Feb. 7.  The remaining four colorways of the KOBE X will be introduced over the coming weeks. 

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Download the MP3 here or stream online at SoundCloud.