For Damian Lillard, staying centered and holding steadiness in life are keys to creating success on the hardwood. Together with Dame’s love for music and rapping, roller-skating has been a ardour of Dame’s relationship again to his childhood in Oakland.
“Once I was youthful, we have been skating on a regular basis. There have been at all times skates at my grandmother’s home and we’d do this at dwelling,” Dame mentioned. “Once I obtained to highschool, each Saturday we’d drive to the skating rink and we’d be there all night time skating. Each weekend that’s the way it was. All people skated.”
Impressed by Dame’s reminiscences and love for skate tradition, adidas introduces the Dame 4 Glow within the Park. Embracing basic parts present in skating rinks resembling Oaks Park in Portland, the newest colorway incorporates a glow-in-the-dark outsole and darkish grey higher with burgundy and neon blue midsole splatter.
“We put a whole lot of time in engaged on our recreation. However when you concentrate on it, that is the one life you get to reside. You’ve obtained to seek out different issues that curiosity you. That’s why I do music and that’s why I skate. Since you obtained to let your thoughts go different locations, create that steadiness and revel in it. Skating and rapping is that for me.”
And for an OG skater like Dame, skates off the shelf aren’t going to chop it anymore. From the court docket to the rink, adidas remixed Dame’s on-court model of the Glow within the Park Dame 4 right into a customized pair of skates not like every other so Dame can proceed to create steadiness in his life and within the recreation.