Fri 18 July 2014 — Dale Shepard will study athletic footwear design in Portland Oregon on scholarship at the PENSOLE World Sneaker Championship from Monday 21 July to Friday 15 August 2014. The design course is a hands-on, 4-week intensive, global footwear design Master Class and competition created to identify and introduce aspiring designers to the art of Footwear Design with the goal of finding the Worlds best Sneaker Designer.
PENSOLE World Sneaker Championship will be filmed for a documentary show called The Sneaker Academy that will be broadcast on various online platforms worldwide.
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PENSOLE World Sneaker Championship will feature 6 categories sponsored by the top brands in the industry:
Basketball: Under Armour
Designer: Android Homme
Skate: DC Shoes
Nicekicks.com is following the competition starting at Comp Day 2 » new window » and has a great kickoff by PENSOLE founder D’Wayne Edwards at OSD Live Episode — Edwards talks PENSOLE » new window »
At the end of the course and competition, the winner will have an all-expense trip to Las Vegas.
Athletic shoe design by Dale Shepard, 2014