Thursday, 5 December 2013

Freestyle Wrestling PIN - SIU vs Kyushu Kyoritsu

How come the Japanese get all the best ASICS wrestling shoes?!?!


My favourite amateur wrestling hold. Great vintage ASICS wrestling shoes on both wrestlers, too!

Monday, 21 October 2013

As seen on eBay

As we all know, eBay can be a great place to pick up those hard-to-find or vintage sneakers and sports shoes that we all crave. Here are just a few photos of some of the great pairs I've found and saved over the years:

Wrestling Takedown

As seen at the excellent

Monday, 7 October 2013

Feiyue Line-Up

THE PROGRAM by Gallery 400
THE PROGRAM, a photo by Gallery 400 on Flickr.

Love these sneakers!

A different way to lace your chucks

1 - kopie by worldexploration12
1 - kopie, a photo by worldexploration12 on Flickr.

Very interesting indeed, this completely changes the look of a pair of converse. What do you think of this lacing method?

Tuesday, 24 September 2013

Friday, 13 September 2013

vintage Puma Boxing Boots

A wonderful addition to my collection, these. Vntage  Puma boxing boots, white leather with no less than 22 laceholes. The word "Gong" is written on the sides, which may be the model name.

From the Back of my Sneaker Cupboard #40

....elegant white leather boxing boots by Lonsdale.

Monday, 9 September 2013

Worn-in Converse

These Charcoal Gray chucks have acquired some wear now. It just makes them all the more interesting.


Monday, 2 September 2013

Feiyue portrait

Cool sneakers, excellent image!

Major Spladle

I've had this done to me. It's pretty damn humiliating and impossible to escape from!

Wednesday, 24 July 2013

A roomful of Feiyues!

feiyue by DandyZoku
feiyue, a photo by DandyZoku on Flickr.

I wish that was my collection!

Wednesday, 17 July 2013

Vintage Adidas Wrestling Shoes on Flickr

So nice by K~Town132
So nice, a photo by K~Town132 on Flickr.


Wrestling Shoe Designs

An interesting example of the many different styles of wrestling shoe over the year. These shoes are for sale or trade on Flickr. (Note these are not mine - visit Flickr if you want to buy!)

Tuesday, 28 May 2013

Wrestling Shoe Wheel

As seen on Flickr. Amazing. I'll have those neon yellow adidas shoes, please!

Tuesday, 21 May 2013

Jerzie's collection

A wonderful collection of vintage adidsa shoes over on Flickr!

Saturday, 18 May 2013

Laced for action!

Laced up in my Adidas Box Champ Speeds, I'm ready for combat!

Friday, 17 May 2013

Chuck Taylor collection video

This from YouTube, posted by a fellow Chucks collector. Great work. And a great collection of classic "core color" All Stars!


Classic adidas wrestling shoes.

New wrestling shoes!

  by rainwrestling
, a photo by rainwrestling on Flickr.

As seen on Flickr (sadly not mine!) Liking these!

Tuesday, 14 May 2013

Tuesday, 7 May 2013

USA-made Chucks

3 US-made Chucks by jimshooz7
3 US-made Chucks, a photo by jimshooz7 on Flickr.

American white Chuck Taylors in their wondrous variety. A crying shame that they stopped making them like this!

Great wresting shoes!

  by beauagrantham
, a photo by beauagrantham on Flickr.

Tuesday, 30 April 2013

Monochrome White Canvas

Monochrome White Canvas by jimshooz7
Monochrome White Canvas, a photo by jimshooz7 on Flickr.

A beautiful image of a great pair of Converse!

Wednesday, 24 April 2013

New Converse "Nigel Cabourn" Bosey Chuck Taylors

Splendid new Converse Chuck Taylor Bosey by Nigel Cabourn. Loving the smart RAF navy blue colour, the beefed up "ribbed" sole unit and toecaps. the contrast stitching and the vintage black Converse heeltabs!