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Great Scott, a great auction for a very great cause

Friday, September 9th, 2011

Today’s the day Nike will be auctioning off 1500 pairs of the much sort after Nike Air Mag. All proceeds from the auction will go towards the great work that the Michael J Fox Foundation is doing to combat Parkinson’s disease. Currently standing at around $4000.00 a pair I think even if I sold my own mother, as amazing as she is, I’d still way way short of the eventual mark! So for those who just want to see a pair head down to Nike Town at Oxford Street as I have it on good authority that they have a pair to ogle at. Below is an amazing message from the man himself.

It’s a bitter sweet day for me as I want a pair of these so much it’s hurts but sadly they’re a little out of my price bracket. However having seen on a daily basis how destructive Parkinson’s Disease can be with my own Granddad Tommy, who suffered and fought for well over a decade, I do think it’s a really fantastic and commendable partnership.

If I had the money I’d happily pay ten times the final amount, what ever it may be, not because I want the Nike Air Mag’s but because I wouldn’t wish what my Granddad went through on anyone. So massive respect goes out to the guys at Nike and even bigger respect has to go to the main man, Michael J Fox, for bringing us so much joy and for leading the fight against a horrible disease under very difficult circumstances.

Granddad Tommy would be very proud.

Nike “Oh my god I’ve just done a wee in my pants” Air Mag

Thursday, September 8th, 2011

There’s 3 things in life I’d probably sell my own mother for, a real Light Saber, a Tron Light Cycle and Marty McFly’s Nike trainers from Back to the Future II.

Well I’m still cleaning myself up after seeing the above, it seems someone at Nike finally realised that they’ve been missing a huge trick and got around to making a lot of big kids dreams come true. Yes I shit you not, Nike are releasing the the Air Mag for real, above is the official teaser launch video revealed over at Nice Kicks. Still unclear if they’ll be 100% with real with power laces, but at this moment I don’t care either way.

This is heavy Doc!