Jan 17, 2017 | By WGSN Insider
Stylesight is a massive fan of P-Rod. Fortunately, through the years, we’ve had the pleasure of watching Paul Rodriguez’ amazing skating, most recently at the X Games Barcelona 2013. Not to mention a few seasons ago, we also had the opportunity to sit down with the professional skateboarder in New York City for an intimate interview. (Did we mention we love P-Rod yet?!) So, when Nike gave us the heads up about his new shoe release, the P-Rod 7, we had to support!
Paul Rodriguez at X Games Barcelona 2013
“Paul Rodriguez, one of the most consistent and naturally talented skaters to set foot on griptape, demands a shoe that will perform superbly on different surfaces and angles. With his penchant for attacking ledges, rails, stairs and pretty much anything else he can find, he continues to push Nike SB designers into bringing new innovations to skate.
Rodriguez’s mastery of technical street skating pushed Nike SB designers to come up with innovative solutions for his latest signature Nike SB footwear collaboration, the Paul Rodriguez 7. A three-quarter Nike Lunarlon midsole makes even the most intimidating gaps conquerable. The seamless inner booty increases comfort during long sessions. And the heel-lock collar ensures a superior fit.”
In adition to the release, Nike also unveiled a steady stream of GIFs all inspired by the man of the hour himself, P-Rod and his new kick (make sure to click on the GIF!):
Thanks Paul, we can’t wait to see the release go down come July 2013!
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