31 Mar '16, 5pm

15 years ago, it all started.

On Friday, March 31, 2001 the journey began. It was on this day, fifteen years ago, that I worked my first shift at my very first job at the age of sixteen years of age at a shoe store. Athlete’s World, a former premier Canadian shoe selling chain, thought that they gave a teenager a job, but little did they know that they started a career. All that has come of my career in sneakers started there at Athlete’s World on March 31st. Every year I silently celebrate the day giving thanks for the opportunity I was provided, but for the milestone of 15 years, I wanted to tell some backstory and share my gratitude. Nice Kicks celebrates its tenth anniversary in 2016, but the footwear journey began in a mall in Victoria, B.C. fifteen years back. My family had just moved to Canada from the Caribbean and I needed two things as a sixteen-year-old hitting a new city and new school – a ...

Full article: http://www.nicekicks.com/15-years-ago-journey-began/

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