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The PUMA Spring/Summer 2016 Collection Honors the Athletes Behind their Rise

Two tributes to Walt Frazier and Tommie Smith
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Since its founding in 1968, PUMA has enjoyed an amazing run as both a footwear pioneer and a cultural icon. But, to honor some of the big athletic names that helped the brand not only become progressive, but historically significant, we’re getting our first look at the PUMA Spring/Summer 2016 Collection, comprised of a Classic Suede and Basket sneaker in honor of track star Tommie Smith and basketball legend Walt “Clyde” Frazier. Both looks are as fresh as ever, with classic lines accented with leather and suede uppers, perforated detailing, and grippy rubber outsoles that hark back to their legacy on the court and streets. Available now at and their stores globally, continue below to see some of the brand’s most epic sport-inspired styles.