When people say, “It never hurts to ask,” this is probably what they’re talking about.
by Parker Molloy, Curator, UPWORTHY.com
For decades, Nike has been one of the biggest names in the athletic shoe game.
Michael Jordan, LeBron James, Kobe Bryant, Maria Sharapova, Serena Williams, and dozens of other premier athletes have all at one time or another had high-end, custom apparel designed for them by the team at Nike.
It shouldn’t come as a surprise that Nike’s new Flyease shoe line was inspired by a person, too.
But this time, the person behind the shoe isn’t a professional athlete. He doesn’t even recreationally play basketball, baseball, tennis, golf, volleyball, or anything like that.
He’s just a regular guy named Matthew Walzer who reached out to the company for some help.