#KicksStalker: Is a Filipino signature shoe on the horizon?

first_imgLATEST STORIES LeBron James scores 31 points, Lakers beat Rockets And for the Hyperdunk 2017 Flyknit, it looks like the reviews are good.“It’s just a bit more flexible, the couple previous Hyperdunks for me are harder on the sole,” said Norwood. “Just the flexibility of it, I can move a lot better even if it’s not a typical low-cut shoe.”Gabe Norwood. CONTRIBUTED PHOTOThe 2017 Hyperdunk debuted the React that Nike described as “offers soft and ultra responsive cushioning with every step which ensures players a consistent energy uplift every minute, every game.”Previous Hyperdunks made us of either the Zoom or Air cushioning systems.Ravena said the new Hyperdunk also provides ample cushioning that will prevent knee pains after games.ADVERTISEMENT End of his agony? SC rules in favor of Espinosa, orders promoter heirs to pay boxing legend Which now begs the question: When will the first Filipino signature line come?Filipino sneaker fans are always quick to lap up sneakers with the slightest hint of national culture in them. Thus the popularity of Kobe’s 9 EM, which featured the image of the local “tsinelas” (flip-flops), and LeBron James’ “Agimat,” which had Filipino phrases engraved in the shoe.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSEnd of his agony? SC rules in favor of Espinosa, orders promoter heirs to pay boxing legendSPORTSRedemption is sweet for Ginebra, Scottie ThompsonSPORTSMayweather beats Pacquiao, Canelo for ‘Fighter of the Decade’A Filipino signature line would drive the country’s passionate sneakerheads crazy.But while that remains a pipe dream, Filipino fans can still sit in the sidelines as their favorite stars go out and do trial runs of upcoming releases, listening to their views on the shoe. Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Kawhi Leonard, Clippers rally to beat Pelicans Indian national gunned down in Camarines Sur ‘I’m out!’: PewDiePie releases last video before taking break from YouTube View comments OSG plea to revoke ABS-CBN franchise ‘a duplicitous move’ – Lacson McGregor blasts Cerrone in 40 seconds in UFC return MOST READ Filipinos turn Taal Volcano ash, plastic trash into bricks PLAY LIST 01:40Filipinos turn Taal Volcano ash, plastic trash into bricks01:32Taal Volcano watch: Island fissures steaming, lake water receding02:14Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard02:56NCRPO pledges to donate P3.5 million to victims of Taal eruption00:56Heavy rain brings some relief in Australia02:37Calm moments allow Taal folks some respite 787 earthquakes recorded in 24 hours due to restive Taal Volcano Marcosian mode: Duterte threatens to arrest water execs ‘one night’ World Championship slots up for grabs in Cobra Ironman 70.3 “There’s no problem in the knees, and it’s especially suited for my style of play where I try to be active, I jump, rebound, go up and down the court,” said Ravena. “It’s a pretty solid shoe for me, there’s the comfort and the durability.”Both Ravena and Norwood are known sneakerheads and should be leading favorites if ever shoe brands decide on finally unveiling a Filipino signature line.Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Kiefer Ravena in action. CONTRIBUTED PHOTONational team stars Gabe Norwood and Kiefer Ravena were among those who took part in the trial run of the Nike Hyperdunk 2017 Flyknit Monday at Titan Love Court in Bonifacio Global City.Their presence helped launch the newest model of the Hyperdunk and both gamely took part in games with media people who also gave the shoe a test.ADVERTISEMENTlast_img read more

Final report for submission to President today

first_imgPrison riot CoIThe report on the findings of the Commission of Inquiry (CoI) into the deadly March 3, 2016 Camp Street Prison riot is expected to be submitted to President David Granger today May 31, 2016.Camp Street Prison where the riot unfoldedPresident David GrangerGuyana Times was informed last Wednesday that the Commission did not request an extension beyond May 31 and as such, the report will be submitted. This expected submission comes after two months of lengthy, at oftentimes emotional testimonies from witnesses and heated cross examinations by attorneys which concluded on May 9.The CoI began on March 8 and was expected to conclude on March 28; however, the Commission applied for a two-month extension which was granted. On April 20, the Guyana Bar Association withdrew, citing time constraints in cross examination of witnesses.It was after two days of rioting at the Camp Street penitentiary that 17 inmates died after fire engulfed the Capital A Block on March 3 with scores of prisoners trapped.The fires were reportedly set by protesting prisoners.President Granger who serves as Chairman of the National Security Committee then ordered an inquiry into the fire after inmates met with Minister of State Joseph Harmon and Public Security Minister, Kemraj Ramjattan.At that meeting, the inmates and ministers reached a “gentleman’s agreement” where some of the concerns of the prisoners were addressed.These negotiations were however criticized by some sections of society.Outlined in the terms of reference, which covered the period March 2 to 4, the CoI aimed to enquire into all the circumstances surrounding the deaths of the prisoners on the morning of March 3, 2016; to report the findings and conclusions to the Minister of Public Security; and to make recommendations on any action that should be taken to avoid a recurrence.When the witness statements had concluded, Commission Counsel Excellence Dazzel noted that witness’ testimonies along with many other materials which the Commission had in its possession would have been used to compile the report.The Commission was able to secure the testimonies of inmates, an ex-inmate, fire officials, Police officials, Prison officials, a former prison official, a Pathologist, the Chief Medical Officer, the Chief Probation Officer, Chairman of the Parole Board and the Chancellor of the Judiciary.“The Commission has before it several reports and other materials which it will be utilising in conjunction with the previously mentioned testimonies, to formulate its report,” Dazzel explained to the media.Retired Justice James Patterson served as Chairman of the Commission of Inquiry while Dale Erskine and Merle Mendonca served as Commissioners.last_img read more