Memories - the ORIGINAL cross-trainers

Converse "Chuck Taylor" All Star and Pro-Keds sneakers have all types of uses... as shown by examples from old school yearbooks:


All Star Boxing Shoe

US Air Force Academy cadets boxing in Converse "Chuck Taylor" All-Star black high-topsJohn sent me this picture from the 1981 US Air Force Academy yearbook. Two cadets are going for it like crazy in their All Star Boxing Shoes!

Converse 'Chuck Taylor' black high-topConverse All Star "Boxing" Shoe


All Star Discus Throwing Shoe

(Rex in action!)Rex, in his All Star discus throwing shoes, turns in another excellent performance.


All Star Open-Reel Tape Untangling Shoes

(Charlie in action!)Charlie demonstrates the use of All Star open-reel tape untangling shoes. (Yes, I did get the tape back on the reel!)

Red Converse 'Chuck Taylor' All-Star low-topsConverse All Star "Open-Reel Tape Untangling" Shoe


All Star Pole Vaulting Shoe

(Gerald in action!)Gerald soars effortlessly over the bar in his All Star pole vaulting shoes.

Converse 'Chuck Taylor' All Star optical white low-topConverse All Star "Pole Vaulting" Shoe


All Star Wrestling Shoe (with the star on the side)

(Gary in action!)Gary's opponent gives it all he has in his All Star wrestling shoes (with the star on the side). Unfortunately for him, Gary almost has the pin!

Converse 'Chuck Taylor' All Star unbleached white high-topConverse All Star "Wrestling" Shoe (with the star on the side): the real "Chuck Taylor" Wrestling Shoes have no star on the side!


Pro-Keds Wrestling Shoe

(Joe in action!)Joe's opponent sports a pair of black Pro-Keds wrestling shoes. Guaranteed hot sports action!

Pro-Keds "Wrestling" Shoes (white wraparound)Pro-Keds "Wrestling" Shoe


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