Complex Examines Skateboarding’s Impact on Sneaker Culture

Episode 4 of Complex’s Sole Origins travels to Los Angeles to take a look at how sneaker culture evolved in the city. Skateboarding, particularly Nike SB’s introduction of the SB Dunk, was a huge part of creating the hype. Complex talks to key players including: Eric Koston, Paul Rodriguez, Nick Tershay, Dom Deluca, Bobby Hundreds, and more to get a firsthand account of how it all unfolded. If you’ve ever wonder why skateboarding is so closely associated with sneaker culture, this episode does a pretty good job of explaining it.