words // Nick Engvall
In the world of sneakerheads, the Nike 6.0 line seems to be overlooked by most people. Perhaps that's due to the large number of silhouettes, or their availability at mainstream retailers located in every mall across America. Whatever the reason, there are equally as many valid reasons to start paying attention to the 6.0 lineup. One of which, is these LIVESTRONG edition Zoom Converge sneakers worn by Nigel Sylvester that have been placed on display at Niketown in NYC.
Though Lance Armstrong's LIVESTRONG namesake needs no introduction, you might not yet (emphasis on the not yet) be familiar with this cyclist of a different nature, Nigel Sylvester. Nigel Sylvester rides BMX for the Nike 6.0 team. Much like another athlete sneakerheads all want to be like, he's the first of his sport to be sponsored by Gatorade. That alone should be enough to help you realize his potential, and also what he brings to the Nike 6.0 team. If not, a simple Youtube search will result in a number of videos of Nigel riding manuals through New York City traffic. A feat not many people can pull off, let alone have the guts to even attempt.
The 22 year old Queens native wore these special edition sneakers during this past s...