Burn Rubber x New Balance 577 “Joe Louis”

Detroit stand up!  These New Balance x Burn Rubber collaborations look very nice!  Burn Rubber has a youtube channel as well, most notably where they get Eminem on the show featuring his Jordan 4 Encore sneakers.

Info Per Burn Rubber:

“It’s no secret that Michigan has contributed some of the best boxers to the sport. Guys like Pinklon Thomas, James Tony, Thomas Hearns, Hilmer Kenty, Emanuel Steward, Floyd Mayweather Jr., and Joe Louis have all helped shape the sport into what it is today. The inspiration behind the Burn Rubber x New Balance 577 comes from Michigan’s rich boxing heritage.  Burn Rubber has decided to tell the story of the beginning of Detroit’s most prolific boxer. Through visiting an eastside gymnasium, Detroit’s own Joe Louis traded in his violin for boxing gloves. For .50 cents a lesson, his mother sacrificed the little she had for her son to pursue becoming a violinist. When a close friend introduced the legend to the world of boxing, legend has it that he would hide his boxing gloves in his violin case as not to upset his mother who he knew would not approve. This decision proved to be life-changing not only for the boxer and his family but for the city of Detroit as well.”

Burn Rubber x New Balance 577 “Joe Louis”
November 15, 2013

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Source Burn Rubber