Being a sneakerhead isn't always easy. Let's just get that out there. The life we choose often sees us sleeping on sidewalks and politicing for sneakers—or worse. Just in the last two weeks we have heard some crazy stories about what people do for a chance to have the latest kicks, so we decided to reach out to a few friends that we know love sneakers and have them share some of the craziest stories when in came to copping a prized pair of sneakers. From random outlet finds to marathon campouts to thrift store come-ups, these are their stories. So sit back and enjoy as 36 Sneakerheads Discuss Their Craziest Sneaker Pickups.

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