17 Feb '13, 4pm

XX8 Days of Flight: What Michael Jordan turning 50 means to sneakerheads #Featured

XX8 Days of Flight: What Michael Jordan turning 50 means to sneakerheads #Featured

And that is why sneakerheads are clinging on to his kicks. While their hero yearns to be young again, sneakerheads seek out anything and everything that represents Jordan in his youth because they too feel young again when they rock a pair of Js. It is why they are desperately trying to pass on the love of Js to their children in the same way that their parents desperately tried to make them listen to the music of the previous generation. But whereas some cultural touchstones that were so prevalent during their prime eventually fade into historical footnotes, Air Jordans reside in the rare pantheon of timeless artifacts such as Beatles records, Michael Jackson music videos and Star Wars films. And whenever something “new” comes their production house (a lost Beatles recording, a remix Jackson song, the new Star Films coming soon), people will initially be skeptical, but ev...

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