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Sole Shots: “Flint” Air Jordan XIII Spotlight

Sole Shots: "Flint" Air Jordan XIII Spotlight

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While the strength of the Air Jordan line was always the Chicago Bulls colorways, Nike would always come up with an “oddball” colorway that typically dropped sometime around NBA All-Star Weekend. Some of these unlikely releases include shoes like the “Obsidian” XII, “Columbia”  XI, “Aqua” VIII and “Bordeaux” VII. Also part of that group is the “Flint” Air Jordan XIII that first hit stores on February 14, 1998. Though MJ didn’t break them out for the All-Star game that season, the shoe became an instant hit, and is arguably the most popular Jordan XIII colorway. After first being re-released more than 5 years ago, the “Flint” XIII will make its heavily anticipated return next Friday, and you’ll be able to pick up a pair here at Eastbay.

The “Flint” XIII has undergone some slight modifications over the years, but still maintains most of the characteristics that made the shoe a smash back in 1998. To celebrate the shoe’s 2010 return, we’ve gathered some “Flint” XIII photography from members of the Sole Collector forum. Included in the group are the releases from 1998, 2005 and 2010. Even a few baby sizes make an appearance! Check out the photos below and show some love to these talented individuals.

Remember, the “Flint” Air Jordan Retro 13 will be available here on Friday, November 26th. In the meantime, you can prepare for the release with some Air Jordan Retro 13 apparel.

Sole Shots: November 19, 2010 - BugsBennyBugsBenny, Melbourne, Australia

Sole Shots: November 19, 2010 - boyNERDboyNERD, San Jose, California

Sole Shots: November 19, 2010 - dalazzDale aka dalazz, Trumbull, Connecticut

Sole Shots: November 19, 2010 - G2C DesignsChris Morris, G2CDesigns, Wallingford, Connecticut

Sole Shots: November 19, 2010 - gottaluvdemj'sgotaluvdemj’s, Queens, New York

Sole Shots: November 19, 2010 - gstbmnLuis Garcia aka gstbmn, Brooklyn, New York

Sole Shots: November 19, 2010 - quicksterPat Lauder aka quickster, Gilroy, California

Sole Shots: November 19, 2010 - SoleFresh23SoleFresh23, Bay Area, California

Sole Shots: November 19, 2010 – ReidSBReid Glaze aka ReidSB, Dallas, Texas

Sole Shots: Friday, November 19, 2010 - feet on firefeet on fire, Hollywood, California

Sole Shots: November 19, 2010 - sol3add1ctsol3add1ct, Bay Area, California

Sole Shots: Friday, November 19, 2010 - FIREPOWER23FIREPOWER23, England

If you’re interested in submitting your photos for Sole Shots, e-mail us at eastbaysoleshots@solecollector.com. Please include your name and location with your submissions. You also have the option of providing us with a link to your online photo album or website to link back to when we post your work.  You do not have to be a registered member of Sole Collector to participate.

16 Comments

  • npt:

    Someone jacked NWT’s photo from Flickr

  • ^that’s the name he uses on SC.

  • Great shots! Makes me want to pick up the new ones!

  • beavertron17:

    love gstbmn’s photo

  • sneaksoy:

    Some real nice shots of the Flints here, almost enough to convince me to scoop a pair haha.

  • Uncle:

    All the “Flint pics are amazing ! great job guys….. =] Keep up the great skillZ !

  • teemasuoka:

    Nice pics of the shoes. I need some kid sized Flints like Pats up there. Looking good. Take those other flints out of the sand

  • airbutchie:

    Pat’s baby Flint 13’s ARE THE SHIZNIT!!! Hehhehehehehe… Soooo cute!!!

  • Menace:

    Best ever J’s, loving all the pics

  • jordan(real name):

    Not that it really matters cuz Ill have them!!!!4 sure…but does anyone know the price on them Friday???

  • jordan(real name):

    called eastbay..159.99 for everyone else….but save me a pair…size 12…thanks…LOL

  • RyanXLisaT:

    One of my favorite kicks!

  • Mario:

    anyone know where i can get them in fairfield ca lmk
    mario420430@yahoo.com

  • jordan junky:

    love the shots and can’t wait 2 get them

  • kg:

    i seee red . bleeding is no good but i will get em anyway

  • Afro_Angel_868:

    JUST GOT ONE WHEW SO GOOD SO COOL LEGENDARY SHOE

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