After Melanie got her sneakers on the World Wide Web, certain of my male teammates began demanding equal time for their sneakers on the Internet. Who am I to refuse?
my teammates have various running and cross-training shoes from the New Balance 600 series: models 600, 606,
607, 608, 620, 648, 650, 655,
656, 657, 658, and 659 come to mind. Several people have New Balance 606's, but
I have to admit.... I'm the only one with a brown
Bill has been finding lately that
he needs a less cushy running shoe than a pair of Nike Air
Max. He's gotten a new pair of ASICS GEL Kayano to
keep things stiff and stable.
recently found that running is too hard on him and he had to have some foot
surgery. For a while, he was down to wearing a pair of Nike Air Deschütz sport sandals around work!
He's had these Nike All Court sneakers for a good
Gary told me a story about these Nike All Court sneakers. It seems they were literally bought for use as "sandshoes." He won an employee contest when he was working on the Space Shuttle in 1982. His prize was a trip to Hawaii.
went to management, Gary was our "Engineering Configuration Management" person. That means he
got to keep track of all our software pieces. He has several sneakers in his collection,
including some Converse "Chuck
Taylor" All Star sneakers in black and white. (Gary professes no love whatsoever
for high-top sneakers.)
played high school basketball back in the days when Chucks
reigned supreme. Over the years he's been on Space Station he has had several
pairs of sneakers he wears into work, including pairs of black Converse "Chuck Taylor" All
Star low-top and high-top sneakers, a pair of beat-up white and
Carolina blue adidas Superstar,
a pair of Nike, and a pair of ASICS.
Jim is from Oregon, the home of the Umpqua and the Deschutes (two rivers that Nike used for naming their sport sandals). So, it would be appropriate that Jim is a Nike fanatic, and he is.
Jim is not only a
Mac addict, but also a Pepsi fanatic. (Being much
less of a Yankee than Jim is, I prefer a Coke any day.) Jim is so much of a Pepsi fanatic that
(with some help from throwing some pool parties) that he got a pair of "Pepsi Stuff"
I should point out some things about Young Stevie:
Young Stevie has a pair of New Balance
999 running shoes. They have been everywhere from SA (Southern Alabama) to the SA (Swiss
Alps). He told me they've also been to England and Mexico.
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