August 14, 2012 BY John Kim
Sneaker history is an on-going story written by those who either played a role in or directly witnessed the major events of the past while rerouting the course of the ‘sneaker game’ with their own influence. So who deserves credit for having the most push and pull in the sneaker scene? This list, arranged by Jeff ‘Staple’ Ng of the Reed Space (an influential person himself) for Complex, points out fifty of the most influential people/entities in sneaker history, ranging from designers, bloggers, and from Nike CEO Mark Parker, street-culture extraordinaire Bobbito Garcia, Supreme founder James Jebbia, and Sneakernews.com’s own Yu Ming Wu, so flip through some of the members of the 50 Most Influential People In Sneaker History below and let us know if there are other younger members that deserve to be a part of this exclusive clique!
Paul Fireman – Reebok
Futura x Stash
Yu-Ming Wu – Sneakernews.com, Freshnessmag.com
James Jebbia – Supreme
Jesse Leyva – Nike Sportswear
Check out the entire list at Complex.
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