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Nike Back For The Future

From: NikeB4TF ” Introducing the future of Nike Footwear. The 2011 Nike MAG shoes have
arrived. 1500 of the famous, LED-electroluminescent shoes will be
auctioned on eBay, Sept 8th – Sept 18th. All net proceeds from the
auction sales will go directly to The Michael J. Fox Foundation for
Parkinson’s Research. ”

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The Simpsons & Santa Cruz Skateboards

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R.I.P. Leon Botha

Artist and Die Antwoord collaborator Leon Botha dies, age 26

From mg.co.za South African artist and DJ Leon Botha died on June 5 2011, a day after his 26th birthday. Botha was born with progeria, a rare degenerative genetic disorder that accelerates the aging process.He was the oldest documented person living with the disease, which usually has a life expectancy in the teens.
Botha was thrown into the spotlight as the DJ who opened for Die Antwoord during their concerts, going on to feature in one of the music videos that shot them to international stardom, Enter the Ninja.
Tributes poured in for Botha on his Facebook page, hailing his optimism and describing him as an “inspiration, with a zest for life”.
In 2009, Botha collaborated with Gordon Clark on a photo series called Who Am I? Transgression, depicting him in theatrical projections of how society might see him.”

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