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Our Friends in Knightsbridge

Recently, we gave you a little background and history to our friends over at Kings College School Wimbledon. Well, there is another fabulous group we thought we should shout about and that is Knightsbridge School. Knightsbridge comprises of another set of incredible teachers, students and parents playing such a crucial and generous role in ourContinue reading “Our Friends in Knightsbridge”

Shoes On The Big Screen

We all love a good film. They are an opportunity to imagine, laugh, cry and escape, offering a vast variety of short term emotional fixes. But they also provide longer-term effects, always managing to root themselves deeply in our timelines, whether that be because of a special song, a release date or maybe a characterContinue reading “Shoes On The Big Screen”

Adidas’ Ocean Shoe

Did you know that Adidas produces over 400 million pairs of shoes every year? That’s over 800 million shoes in one year hitting our highstreets and onto the feet of eager fans. While that kind of supply is great for the consumer, it’s bad news for the planet, but thankfully, Adidas are doing something aboutContinue reading “Adidas’ Ocean Shoe”

Some Exciting News….

Shoes to Share was started with one simple goal in mind, to help under-resourced athletes around the world put their best foot forward. To achieve this, we have set out a fairly ambitious, but achievable plan for getting shoes and sporting equipment to places around the world that need them most. With this in mind,Continue reading “Some Exciting News….”

Running Barefoot

Running a Marathon Picture the scene, you spend your entire life training to represent your country in the Olympics, with 26.2 miles of space separating you from that gold medal. Abebe Bikila, an Ethiopian long-distance runner, faced this challenge after getting a late call up to the team as a marathon runner during the 1964Continue reading “Running Barefoot”

Good is the New Cool

A True Sense of Meaningfulness Motivated by feeling a lack of true meaningfulness in their professional lives, the ‘Good is the New Cool’ movement started by US based marketers Afdhel Aziz and Bobby Jones is indicative of an increasing sense in more and more people of wanting to be part of a real force forContinue reading “Good is the New Cool”

Footwear Icons

Iconic Shoe Brands More than any other single piece of sports kit or equipment, shoes make the biggest statement about an athlete, defining their specialist skills, and often establishing their influence on popular culture. In Nike co-founder Phil Knights excellent book ‘Shoe Dog’, which chronicles the early history of the company and the establishment ofContinue reading “Footwear Icons”

Shoes – our sole mates.

“What the modern athlete asks of their feet goes far beyond what they were designed to do.” Tinker Hatfield Shoes can be difficult to get right, there are so many factors to decide on; color, size, price, brand, purpose. What was once merely a functional form of protection has now become a scientific tool toContinue reading “Shoes – our sole mates.”