Year: 2011

When Eric Koston made the late-career jump from Lakai to Nike, skate nerds around the world held their breath waiting for this release — and for good reason. Turns out the Lunarlon-infused Eric Koston 1 is not only one of the most skateable shoes in recent history, but it’s a clean silhouette with ample potential for embellishment. And for Koston, a die-hard Lakers fan, the chance to collaborate with Kobe Bryant was an unmatched career highlight.