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Converse Cons Announces One Star World Skate Tour

Today, CONVERSE Inc. announces the Cons One Star World Tour, a celebration around the launch of the Converse Cons One Star Pro. Kicking off in North America on Monday, June 15, then making its way to Europe, Asia and Latin America, the Cons Skate Team will be visiting various cities around the world to promote the launch of the sneaker and inspire skate communities worldwide. The Cons One Star Pro is the latest skate sneaker to be released by Converse Cons and features premium suede, a molded Lunarlon sock liner for lightweight impact and cushioning, Cons traction rubber for better board grip, and a gusseted tongue for refined fit.

During the tour, Cons Skate Team members including Kenny Anderson, Mike Anderson, Sammy Baca, Zered Bassett, Sage Elsesser, Aaron Herrington, Jason Jessee, Jake Johnson, Louie Lopez, Don “Nuge” Nguyen, Sean Pablo, Ben Raemers, Tom Remillard and Eli Reed will be making appearances at the following skate shops to interact with fans and host skate exhibitions for the local skate communities.

NORTH AMERICA

  • June 15: Stratosphere Skateboards - Atlanta, GA

  • June 17: Black Sheep – Charlotte, NC

  • June 19: Galaxie – Cincinnati, OH

  • June 21: Escapist – Kansas City, MO

  • June 23: Silo – Omaha, NE

  • June 25: Familia – Minneapolis, MN

  • June 27: Uprise – Chicago IL

EUROPE

  • July 15: Slam City Skates – London, UK

  • July 17: Note – Manchester, UK

  • July 19: Welcome Skateboarding – Madrid, ES

  • July 21: Riot Skate shop – Bordeaux, FR

  • July 23: Nozbone Skateboard Boutique – Paris FR

  • July 24: Lockwood – Antwerp, BE

  • July 26: Ben·G – Amsterdam, NL

  • July 27: Pivot – Cologne, DE

  • July 29: Civilist – Berlin, DE

ASIA PACIFIC & LATIN AMERICA: Dates to follow this fall

For more updates and announcements of upcoming events, dates and locations, stay tuned to the official World Tour site:  Converse.com/onestarworldtour 

About Converse

Converse Inc., based in Boston, Massachusetts, is a wholly owned subsidiary of NIKE, Inc. Established in 1908, the Converse brand has built a reputation as “America’s Original Sports Company”™ and has been associated with a rich heritage of legendary sneaker such as the Chuck Taylor® All Star® sneaker, the Jack Purcell® sneaker and the One Star® sneaker. Today, Converse offers a diverse portfolio including men's, women's and children’s footwear, apparel and accessories. Converse product is sold globally by retailers in over 160 countries and through 90 company-owned retail locations in the U.S. For more information, please visit media.converse.com.

Press Contacts

Paige Tatulli

Converse

646-563-7365

Paige.Tatulli@converse.com

Robert Santini

PMK*BNC

212-373-6151

Robert.Santini@pmkbnc.com