Mark Gonzales's adidas Aloha Super Returns in "Wallenberg" Colorway

Inspired by the Gonz’s legendary Wallenberg ollie.

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After debuting last year, Mark Gonzales‘s adidas Skateboarding Aloha Super is back in a new “Wallenberg” colorway.

As one of the most revered and influential skateboarders in history, Gonzales has no shortage of memorable video parts or hammers. Among them, the “Wallenberg Ollie” was performed over the famed four-blocks at San Francisco’s Raoul Wallenberg High School as part of Blind Skateboards’ seminal 1991 film Video Days. This legendary trick — and everything surrounding it — provide the inspiration for his newest shoe.

The setting and background for the trick are referenced by this Aloha Super’s color scheme. The pink Schmoofoil logo on the tongue and pink insoles nod to the setting sun that was visible in the historic ollie’s backdrop. Meanwhile, the black Three Stripe graphic on the lateral midfoot tacitly acknowledges Wallenberg’s expanses of black asphalt.

The shoe’s overall shape takes notes from the adidas adiStar fencing shoe that Gonz wore during another one of his many memorable moments, namely his famed 1998 performance piece at Germany’s Staedtisches Museum. A crisp white leather upper reinforced with grey suede and a gum sole unit round off the stylings.

The adidas Skateboarding Aloha Super “Wallenberg” will release at adidas.com and select retailers globally on November 2. It’ll then make its way to North America in early December. The retail price is set at $90 USD.

See Gonzales’s video part below, and for more adidas news, check out Juventus’s brand-new ​Palace x adidas kits, unveiled ahead of their match against Genoa.

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