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The Nike Vaporfly running shoes could be banned in the next few weeks.

The controversial Nike Vaporfly may be banned professionally, joining a growing list of infamous sneakers that fetch hundreds online

The Nike Vaporfly may soon be inducted to the infamous sneaker hall fo fame. Here are other sneakers that are remembered for their controversy.
Zion Williamson will make his NBA debut on Wednesday night.

Zion Williamson is making his NBA debut in special Air Jordans that are not yet available to the public

Zion Williamson will make his NBA debut for the New Orleans Pelicans on Wednesday night in a special edition of the Air JordanXXXIV.
The Nike Vaporfly sneakers have been getting a lot of attention.

The controversial Nike Vaporfly sneaker that could get banned in the next few weeks is now a best seller on StockX

Hype and controversy are good for sales. The now best-selling Nike Vaporfly has been accused of offering its wearers an unfair advantage.
Images of a new Nike "Space Jam" sneaker have leaked.

Images of the ‘Space Jam’ Nike LeBron 17 sneaker are going viral — and it reveals how much the industry banks on hype for success

Nike confirmed one pair of the sneaker release to Business Insider after images of the LeBron 17 "Monstars" went viral on social media on Wednesday.
I tried the Nike Vaporfly shoes in a gym at the Nike Inc. headquarters in New York, January 8, 2020.

Nike’s controversial Vaporfly shoes powered the world’s 2 fastest marathoners to victory. When I tried them, it felt like running on rocki...

The Nike Vaporfly shoes are 4% more energetically efficient than other brands. I thought I knew what to expect when I put them on, but I was shocked.
These New York City-themed sneakers are meant to resemble the uniforms of the city's fire department.

Nike made sneakers that represent iconic jobs in major cities like New York and London. Here’s what they look like.

The shoes represent major cities and the professions that support them. The New York City shoe is designed to look like the uniform of a firefighter.
Kenya's Eliud Kipchoge, the marathon world record holder, crosses the finish line during his attempt to run a marathon in under two hours in Vienna, Austria, October 12, 2019.

A controversial Nike sneaker worn by 2 record-breaking marathon champions is at risk of being banned. A decision may come within weeks.

In 2019, 31 out of 36 major marathon podiums were claimed by athletes who'd worn Nike Vaporfly running shoes. The shoes have not been banned — yet.
"Twilight" helped to launch Robert Pattinson's career.

People love to write off teenage girls. Here’s why they’re dead wrong.

The teenage girl is a cultural and economic tastemaker. Mock her at your own risk.
Geoffrey Kamworor crosses the finish line on November 3, 2019 to win the men's race of the New York City marathon.

Nike’s controversial Vaporfly shoes are helping runners set new records, but some think it’s ‘technology doping.’ Here’s...

Research shows Nike Vaporflys make runners more energetically efficient. A decision about whether the shoe will be banned in competition is impending.
Urban Necessities made close to $21 million in sales last year, according to its founder.

How a formerly homeless sneakerhead built a multimillion-dollar resale empire starting with just $40 to his name

Here's the rags-to-riches story of the founder and co-owner of Urban Necessities, who was homeless in Las Vegas before finding success in resale.