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Nike x Doernbecher Freestyle 2012 Unveiling | Event Recap

Last Saturday night, Nike and OHSU Doernbecher Children’s Hospital held their Doernbecher Freestyle IX Event at the Portland Art Museum. All six intrepid sneaker designers were on hand at the unveiling ceremony, taking the stage to tell their stories and introduce their individual creations. Not only did the …

Air Jordan IX Doernbecher

The Air Jordan segment of the ninth Doernbecher Freestyle Project fittingly takes the form of the Air Jordan IX, designed by Oswaldo Jimenez and featuring a terrific colorway highlighted by a white leather base with black and gold accenting throughout. Likely the most sought after pair out …

Nike x Doernbecher Freestyle IX – 2012 Collection

The annual Doernbecher Freestyle Project between Nike and Oregon Health & Science University Doernbecher Children’s Hospital is in its ninth year now, allowing children battling serious illness to select and design their own Nike shoes: they pick the colors, materials and details for each silhouette to reflect …

Nike Sportswear 21 Mercer – Nike Doernbecher Freestyle 2011 Midnight Release | Event Recap

Those fearful of the cold, claustrophobic, or impatient need not to apply. A line-up for any special edition product launch is never an easy endeavor. Add darkness and plummeting temperature, the harsh reality sets in quite quickly. But for the 200 or so die-hards, the midnight queue …

NikeTown New York Nike Doernbecher Freestyle 2011 | Line-Up Wristband Giveaway

After an initial hand-out at 9 am this morning, followed by another round during Noon today, NikeTown New York is hoping this third time will be the charm as store staffs hand out the remaining line-up wristband for the Nike Doernbecher Freestyle 2011 Collection. Some of the …

Nike Doernbecher Freestyle 2011 Nike WMN Skinny Dunk Hi by Warang McManus

On her mini profile for the Nike Doernbecher Freestyle Project, Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia patient Warang McManus poignantly stated that her prized possession was “the life she was given back”. An even more affecting statement is found on the sea turtle-shaped tag on McManus’ Nike WMN Skinny Dunk …

Nike Doernbecher Freestyle 2011 Nike SB Vulc Rod by Anthony Roletto

In light of the difficult challenges ahead, Anthony Roletto tackled them since and continue to do so with humor, indicated clearly on his highly personalized Nike SB Vulc Rod. Diagnosed with Denys-Drash Syndrome, a rare genetic disorder that cause renal, or kidney, failures, little wonder Roletto listed …

Nike Doernbecher Freestyle 2011 Nike Shox NZ by Dacia Kasenga

Ventricular Septal Defect, or VSD, usually means there is a hole in your heart, quite literally. But you probably can’t tell from the lively Dacia Kasenga, who underwent treatment for it at OHSU Doernbecher Children’s Hospital, and her spirited personality. Through her Nike Shox NZ, dazzled in …

Nike Doernbecher Freestyle 2011 Air Max 95 by Daniel Bair

Diagnosed with a disease that’s both hard to pronounce and treat, Daniel Bair braved through his bout with Astrocytoma during his treatment at OHSU Doernbecher Children’s Hospital. It was there that his exemplary courage gotten the attention of those organizing the 2011 Doernbecher Freestyle, a partnership between …