Baseball gets a bad rap because it’s no longer the “cool” sport to root for, because it’s a sophisticated sport that doesn’t involve smashing someone else’s face in. What’s more, it doesn’t have masculine positions to play, like the “tight end.”
But what people don’t take into account is that baseball players have to be just as in shape as any other athlete, and in some cases, they’re more conditioned than anyone else. In fact, we want to see those beefy football players try to pull off some of these stunts…
In this day and age, sport stars are treated like A-list movie celebrities. Advertisers are falling over themselves to get these modern day Olympians to promote their products and are paying millions to get them to wear their logos. Even ads for sporting events are treated like epic movie trailers. The usual consensus for the project briefing tends to be “if we can make star players look like they have super human abilities, throw in some slow motion shot and a few kinetic camera angles, then they’ll buy it. Shazam!”
Nike is continue to impress with their advertisement methods. This huge sculpture, which has been named Ballman, is made with almost 3,000 footballs suspended from steel wire ropes giving the illusion that it is floating in the air. It is located inside shopping centre in Johannesburg, South Africa.
Daniel Reese or how he calls himself “Sneaker Freaker” is 21 years old designer of these unusual and unique sneakers. He is taking plain Nike shoes and turning them into playful part of your outfit. The themes that he is using are web, video games, music, movies, comics and many other pop culture designs.
Nike is a major sportswear that is well-known around the whole world, and you can see almost everywhere that Nike shoes and sneakers are popular and one of the most worn shoe brand of our time. Recently several artists have used Nike shoes as inspiration for their work.