Legendary Skater Eric Koston Goes Sneaker Shopping

By Staff  |  10/09/2017

In the latest episode of Complex's Sneaker Shopping, legendary skater Eric Koston visits Flight Club in Los Angeles to talk footwear.

Koston talks about two decades of having a signature shoe, as well as his deep knowledge of sneakers. He talks about seeing the Air Jordan 1 during a visit to Japan in 1994 and remembers looking up to skaters who wore the sneaker back in the day. Later, he explains how he convinced eS to copy the Air Jordan XII for one of his signature sneakers, before eventually signing with Nike SB in 2009.

Other features include his love for Supreme and what makes the brand’s Nike collaborations special, among other things.

In the end, Koston spends almost $2,000 on the Kaws x Air Jordan IVs and the Nike Flyknit Trainers.