‘Back to the Future’ Nike MAG to hit EBay
Nike mercurial 6 adidas copa world cup the Nike MAG shoes worn by Marty McFly er, actor Michael J. Fox in the classic film “Back to the Future Part II” have long been an unattainable holy grail for sneakerheads.
Now, finally, the MAGs have taken the leap from the silver screen into the real world. The selflacing feature depicted in the 1989 movie is gone, but the MAG will get the movie version LEDelectroluminescent glowing Nike logos.
Nike has produced a limited run of 1,500 pairs of the MAG. Fox Foundation to help fight Parkinson disease, according to Nike. Fox was diagnosed with Parkinson in 1991. and will end Sept. 18, with 150 pairs sold through EBay each day.
But the techrelated fundraising around the shoe doesn end there.
Google cofounder Sergey Brin and his wife Anne Wojciki, who cofounded the DNAtesting company 23andMe, have agreed to match all donations to the Michael J. Fox Foundation up to $50 million through the end of 2012, according to the blog Nice Kicks.
Michael J. Fox is also set to appear on “Late Show with David Letterman” tonight to talk about the release of the Nike MAG and the adidas copa world cup fundraising for his foundation, Nice Kicks said.
In nike mercurial 6 adidas copa world cup the film “Back to the Future Part II, Fox wears the shoes when his character, Marty McFly, travels to the year 2015. Hopefully we see a general release of the Nike MAG in four years, at lower prices than the EBay auction will conjure up.
What do you think about the Nike MAG and the fundraising? For sneaker geeks and adidas copa world cup lovers of the Back to the Future trilogy, does the shoe live up to the hype? Should Mattel follow Nike and produce Marty McFly “Back to the Future Part II” hover board? Sound off in the comments. Nathan OlivarezGiles adidas copa world cup.