Another #OregonMade Series debuts next week. YouTube Red announced an all-new original series known as Lace Up: The Ultimate Sneaker Challenge.
Billed as the very first “unscripted sneaker design competition series,” Lace Up: The Ultimate Sneaker Challenge comes from the minds of sneaker designer and Portland-based
Pensole Academy founder D’Wayne Edwards and executive producer Ken Mok, who is best known for his work on America’s Next Top
Model. Hosted by Adande “sWoozie” Thorne, YouTube Red’s new “sneaker design competition” program will feature special guest appearances by Fetty Wap, Anthony Anderson,
Ashley Graham, Macklemore, Stan Smith, Eddie Huang, James Harden and other high-profile, fan-favorite celebrities. Continue reading... ““Lace Up: The Ultimate Sneaker Challenge” Airs on YouTube Red”
YouTube Red, producer Ken Mok (“America’s Next Top Model”), and D’Wayne Edwards of Pensole’s design lab in Portland, team up to create this new unscripted competition series.
The idea of the competition is to simulate the competitive world of sneaker design with four teams of twelve vying for an opportunity to work at Adidas in production design. Continue reading... “YouTube Red’s “Lace Up: The Ultimate Sneaker Challenge” Will Debut This Fall”