The One Star Academy is the culmination of Sage Elsesser and Bobby DeKeyzer's vast knowledge of vintage sports sneakers, redesigned and repurposed for skateboarding. Classic silhouettes and vintage detailing, combined with modern cushioning and materials make these shoes ready to shred the urban terrain.
- Rubber Backing
- Cons Traction Rubber
- Molded OrthoLite Sockliner
- Clear Rubber Outsole with Archival Print
- Polyurethane Strobel Board Under Insole for Additional Cushioning
- Hairy Suede
Vulcanized - “Vulc” shoes are light, flexible and break in quickly. These don't provide as much foot protection as cupsoles, but they are preferred if you’re looking for good board feel in a shoe with less weight and bulk.
Rubber Backing - Added durability thanks to the rubber backed upper material, the rubber layer is applied to the back of the outer material to enhance durability and extend the life of the upper, these shoes are tough.
Cons Traction Rubber - Converse maintains their iconic outsole and has updated their classic Converse vulcanized rubber compound to increase board traction for today's skateboarder and offers 70% increased griptape traction.
Molded OrthoLite Sockliner - Specially developed Converse double density molded OrthoLite sockliner features heel and forefoot pads in high impact areas for energy dispersion.
OrthoLite foam fights against fungus, bacteria and odor through a patented environmentally friendly biocide
High level of breathability and moisture wicking, OrthoLite's open cell polyurethane foam is 95-100% breathable allowing air to circulate through the sockliner.