September 26, 2010
The Procession is about becoming a part of a movement of people daring to be themselves.
Individually pushing boundaries, and collectively inspiring others to do the same. It’s pretty simple. Do what you love and keep doing it. Others will not only feel your passion, but be moved by it. Explore below, go behind the scenes and see what inspires you.
Converse brought together icons of our past, present and future who are individually pushing boundaries and inspiring others to do the same. We created a collection of Star Chevron product that embodies their spirit and a ‘do what you love and keep doing it’ attitude. Learn more about the people and products that make up this moment in the history of sport, music and style.
Kenny Anderson and Julius “Dr. J” Erving discuss the finer points of the kickflip.
On the playground in Greenpoint, Brooklyn God Shammgod shows Sammy Baca how to do the streetball move called the “Shammgod”. Sammy evolves the move for his form of expression.
The dominant player of his era, he was a wizard with the ball, performing feats never before seen. Julius Erving was one of the first players to make individual expression an integral part of the game, setting the style of play that still stands today. Here the cast share how Dr. J inspires them.
Antoine Fuqua is an acclaimed director from Pittsburgh. He landed a college scholarship to play basketball, but the power of cinema drove him to a successful career as a film director. He is perhaps best known for the award-winning film Training Day. Antoine goes gives you a look behind the procession.
Based in New York, Luam Keflezgy is quickly becoming known as one of the most creative choreographers in dance and movement. She draws her inspiration from the power of passion and creation. She teaches dance classes in Manhattan.
Inspired by his involvement with the Goodie Two Shoes Foundation, which provides disadvantaged children with new shoes, Kenny designs a CVO using their colors. Learn more about the Goodie Two Shoes Foundation at www.goodietwoshoes.org. What inspires you?