Some things are common knowledge among sneakerheads. For example, Q. Who's silhouhette is in the Jumpman logo? A. Michael Jordan. But, it's a little-known fact that the inspiration for that logo is actually Michael Jordan doing a ballet pose. The more we learn about the world of sneakers, the better informed about the context of why certain sneakers are important. It's good to brush up on sneaker knowledge, and not care if you're referred to as a sneaker geek. It's actually a compliment.
There's a lot more tidbits within sneaker lore that the average head might not be aware of. Here are 20 Interesting Sneaker Facts You Don't Remember.