tms: There are few people that wake up and announce to the world “I love my job”, Peter Fahey probably falls into the category. I am advent sneaker collector but I do not even compare to what he has archived in his wardrobe.
Peter passion for sneakers lead to the birth of Sneaker Pimps created a movement that has crossed several continents as the largest sneakers world tour that is showing no signs of the campaign ever slowing down. From humble beginnings in Sydney that now populate to a global enterprise it seems that Peter has find his calling and impressive shoe collection.
Sneaker Pimps is the worlds largest touring sneaker hip-hop lifestyle exhibition featuring over 1500 pairs of rare, limited edition, vintage, celebrity signed, artists collaborated sneakers and a collection of sneaker inspired artwork, fashion and photography. The tour also features live street art installations, live skateboarding demonstrations, street basketball competitions and live hip-hop and rock performances by some of the world’s foremost recording artists
The Sneaker Pimps Tour was founded in Sydney, Australia by Peter Fahey and has traveled to more than 60 cities world-wide and put on over 200 shows since 2002
Over 500 of the worlds top and up & coming street artists have contributed original works to the Sneaker Pimps World Tour, including: Futura, Dave White, Stash, Mister Cartoon, Shepard Fairey, Tokidoki, Dave Kinsey, SBTG, Methamphibian, Doze, Bigfoot, Tkid, Cope2, London Police, Dalek, Claw Money, Lady Pink, Ghost and many more.
Skateboarding is a huge part of this tour having featured live skate demos with international super stars and pro teams such as Ice Cream, Nike SB, RBK, Zoo York, 5Boro and more.
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