ABC Nightline Follows Teen Sneakerheads Making Thousands (Video)

By Jay Casteel  |  06/14/2013

The love of sneakers have hit an all-time high in recent years, with teens lining up in droves and spending thousands of dollars on new sneakers.

ABC's Nightline examined the world of "sneakerheads", and offers a look into just how crazy the demand and cost of limited sneakers have risen to today. In the video piece, they follow a 15-year-old sneakerhead who spends every waking moment buying, selling, trading and even thinking about shoes.

Nightline highlights the crazy market the sneakerheads drive, and later, touches on the controversy surrounding the violence that's come with youngsters doing anything to get a pair.