Mark Gonzales Talks the Importance of adidas's Rubber-Toed Shoes

A trip down memory lane with the Gonz.

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Thanks to Mark Gonzales, 1975’s Nizza recently got the skateboarding treatment as adidas customized the mid-top to create the brand new Matchcourt. Inspired by Gonzales’s first-ever Thrasher cover, the reinterpretation offers a canvas upper for breathability and a removable PU insole for cushioning while a rubber toecap provides the durability needed for lengthy sessions. Watch above as the Gonz looks back at the aforementioned cover shoot and the importance of that rubber toe.

Fans of the decidedly old school Matchcourt Mid can find the kicks now via the adidas web store for $75 USD.

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