13 episodes

Hosted by sneaker experts Kish Kash (@kishkash1) and Jason Coles (@madebyjase) ‘Soleful’ is a weekly deep dive into the world of sneakers and sneaker culture.

In each episode Kish and Jason will reveal the amazing stories behind the world’s most loved sneakers and interview the people that created, collect and covet them.

We’ll also be answering your questions about all things kicks so send them to us via social media. Find us @soleful_podcast or use #SolefulPodcast.

Soleful: Sneaker Stories Goalhanger Films

    • Sports
    • 5.0 • 11 Ratings

Hosted by sneaker experts Kish Kash (@kishkash1) and Jason Coles (@madebyjase) ‘Soleful’ is a weekly deep dive into the world of sneakers and sneaker culture.

In each episode Kish and Jason will reveal the amazing stories behind the world’s most loved sneakers and interview the people that created, collect and covet them.

We’ll also be answering your questions about all things kicks so send them to us via social media. Find us @soleful_podcast or use #SolefulPodcast.

    12. Steve Jobs' Favourite Sneakers: New Balance & The 99X Dynasty

    12. Steve Jobs' Favourite Sneakers: New Balance & The 99X Dynasty

    Kish & Jason talk to Sam Pearce and Richie Roxas about New Balance and hear why an English chicken farmer first founded the brand, how it revolutionised running with the much loved 99X series and why Steve Jobs made them his sneakers of choice.


    A Goalhanger Films production
    Produced by Jon Gill & Joey McCarthy
    Exec Producer Tony Pastor
    Music by DJ Swerve
    Twitter: @Soleful_Podcast
    Instagram: @Soleful_Podcast
    #SolefulPodcast


    Note: This podcast was recorded remotely during the Covid-19 pandemic.
     
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    • 51 min
    11. Steven Smith Part 2: It’s Kanye Calling

    11. Steven Smith Part 2: It’s Kanye Calling

    Kish and Jason continue their chat with legendary sneaker designer Steven Smith and hear about his time at Fila, the impact he made at Nike and how he began his creative partnership at Yeezy Brand with hip-hop superstar Kanye West, designing the most headline grabbing sneakers in modern sneaker culture.


    A Goalhanger Films production
    Produced by Jon Gill & Joey McCarthy
    Exec Producer Tony Pastor
    Music by DJ Swerve
    Twitter: @Soleful_Podcast
    Instagram: @Soleful_Podcast
    #SolefulPodcast


    Note: This podcast was recorded remotely during the Covid-19 pandemic.
     
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    • 42 min
    10. Steven Smith Part 1: Never Mind the Bollocks

    10. Steven Smith Part 1: Never Mind the Bollocks

    Kish & Jason talk to Yeezy Design Director Steven Smith, one of the most celebrated & prolific designers in sneaker history, about how he started his career and the stories behind some of his greatest kicks including the New Balance 997 & 1500, adidas Artillery, Reebok InstaPump Fury, Nike Spiridon and Zoom Streak Spectrum.


    A Goalhanger Films production
    Produced by Jon Gill & Joey McCarthy
    Exec Producer Tony Pastor
    Music by DJ Swerve
    Twitter: @Soleful_Podcast
    Instagram: @Soleful_Podcast
    #SolefulPodcast


    Note: This podcast was recorded remotely during the Covid-19 pandemic.
     
    See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

    • 47 min
    9. Athlete’s Foot: The Runner Who Designed His Own Shoes

    9. Athlete’s Foot: The Runner Who Designed His Own Shoes

    Kish & Jason talk to the former Olympian that Runner’s World named the most versatile runner in the world, Rod Dixon, about becoming the first athlete to win the marathon in shoes he designed himself, his incredible victory in New York City and how Saucony and his KiDSMARATHON foundation are inspiring kids to get active.


    A Goalhanger Films production
    Produced by Jon Gill & Joey McCarthy
    Exec Producer Tony Pastor
    Music by DJ Swerve
    Twitter: @Soleful_Podcast
    Instagram: @Soleful_Podcast
    #SolefulPodcast


    Note: This podcast was recorded remotely during the Covid-19 pandemic.
     
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    • 57 min
    8. A Superstar is Born Part 2: From the Stadiums to the Streets

    8. A Superstar is Born Part 2: From the Stadiums to the Streets

    Kish & Jason continue the story of the adidas Superstar with Thomas Turner, who reveals how the shoe made the transition from all-conquering basketball sneaker to street fashion icon on the feet of hip-hop legends Run DMC and became of the first shoes to kick start modern sneaker culture.


    A Goalhanger Films production
    Produced by Jon Gill & Joey McCarthy
    Exec Producer Tony Pastor
    Music by DJ Swerve
    Twitter: @Soleful_Podcast
    Instagram: @Soleful_Podcast
    #SolefulPodcast


    Note: This podcast was recorded remotely during the Covid-19 pandemic.
     
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    • 54 min
    7. A Superstar is Born Part 1: The Sneaker That Stole Basketball

    7. A Superstar is Born Part 1: The Sneaker That Stole Basketball

    Kish & Jason talk to creator of the adidas Superstar, Chris Severn, about why the shoe began life as a top secret project, how it conquered both the NBA & ABA in the 70s and how the foundations were laid for it to become one of the most loved sneakers in history.


    A Goalhanger Films production
    Produced by Jon Gill & Joey McCarthy
    Exec Producer Tony Pastor
    Music by DJ Swerve
    Twitter: @Soleful_Podcast
    Instagram: @Soleful_Podcast
    #SolefulPodcast


    Note: This podcast was recorded remotely during the Covid-19 pandemic.
     
    See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

    • 1 hr 1 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
11 Ratings

11 Ratings

sneaker lover 777 ,

A must listen

One of the most informative sneaker podcast out there. This is a good teaching tool for any sneaker head new and old to learn about the real stories behind the shoes they love. IF YOU ARE A SNEAKER HEAD listen to this podcast.

riddikuluspatronus1 ,

Awesome!

Fun stories! Very informative had no idea about some of the shoes. Different brands and owners decisions of shoe companies! Great info! Looking forward to more!

lizzyoon ,

U like ur sneakers? Plz do urself a favor and listen

U will love them even more for the right reasons because the stories are so informative and addictive! Let’s dive into the core of culture we love so much by really owning it fully. Learn it and own it!!! 💪🏻💪🏻💪🏻

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