Thursday, November 01, 2012

Nike Unveils Doernbecher Collection

Nike and the Oregon Health and Science University recently unveiled the 2012 Doernbecher Freestyle collection. The unique collaboration between the two is a form of empowerment for various patients to create a shoe to raise funds for the hospital. The collection will be sold at and through select Nike accounts on Friday November 30,2012.All proceeds go to OHSU Doernbecher. Lets me the patients:
The Nike Air Force 1 Low DB was designed by 15-year-old Chad Berg. Chad was transferred to Doernbecher after a near death kayaking accident. His shoe features a glow in the dark outsole, green accents, and carbon fiber panels.
The Women's Air Max 90 DB was designed by 10-year-old Amanda Boynton. Her design features pink and black accents of a peace sign, stars, and sparkles.
The Men's Nike Free Run + 2 DB was designed by 11-year-old Grant Olsen. The shoe features his own personal design of a guitar, lizard, and his initials on the tongue along with speckles of glow in the dark material throughout the shoe.
The Women's Nike Free Run + 2 DB was designed by 16-year-old Kylie Bell. The shoe features a predominately hot pink/ magenta base with lace accents and a bird on the tongue.
The Doernbecher Nike SB Dunk Hi was created by 10-year-old Finnigan Mooney. The shoe features a yellow base with blue, red, and gold accents to represent his funny personality.


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