adidas Skateboarding recently got together with veteran skateboarder Mark Gonzales to discuss the evolution of their rubber toe sneakers. The talk took place at Mark’s art studio in New York City, as he dishes on his footwear preferences and why he prefers the rubber toe while skating. In addition, you can get a look at Gonzales’s first-ever Thrasher cover from back in 1984, in which he donned the aforementioned Three Stripes sneakers.

In related news, adidas just recently delivered an all-new Matchcourt sneaker.

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