Nike Air Force 1 Doernbecher Freestyle “Colin Couch”
Following the reissue of Cole Johanson’s Air Jordan 3 Retro sneakers seen here, Nike will release another Doernbecher Freestyle creation in a pair of Air Force 1 shoes, originally designed by Colin Couch in 2008. Once a patient at the Doernbecher Children’s Hospital, which is located down the street from Nike’s Beaverton headquarters, Colin has moved on to a new chapter in his life as a 23-year-old young man studying finance at BYU Hawaii. Five years ago he took a blank Air Force 1 silhouette and applied a unique laser-etching to its upper that includes symbols like a backwards dollar sign, an explanation point, and his name amongst others. Additional details include fluorescent green accents, a lace lock featuring a bowtie graphic, and a clear outsole that displays an acrylic paint pattern. Colin’s limited edition Air Force 1s will release at select retailers across the U.S. on August 3 with a price tag of $100. As with its previous drops, all proceeds will benefit the Doernbecher Children’s Hospital Foundation.