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Meet The NBA’s Favorite Custom Shoe Artist

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Salvador “Kickstradomis” Amezcua is at the top of the customs sneaker game, with sneakers seen all over the NBA, from the likes of Karl-Anthony Towns, James Harden and Damian Lillard. But Kickstradomis' come-up hasn't been easy. After a 2016 car accident in left him with serious injuries, he started working in a warehouse and lost touch with many of the players he once worked with. But after one pair of his customs went viral he was able to turn custom-painted shoes from a hobby to a full-time career. Click here to subscribe to VICE: http://bit.ly/Subscribe-to-VICE Check out our full video catalog: http://bit.ly/VICE-Videos Videos, daily editorial and more: http://vice.com More videos from the VICE network: https://www.fb.com/vicevideo Click here to get the best of VICE daily: http://bit.ly/1SquZ6v Like VICE on Facebook: http://fb.com/vice Follow VICE on Twitter: http://twitter.com/vice Follow us on Instagram: http://instagram.com/vice Download VICE on iOS: http://apple.co/28Vgmqz Download VICE on Android: http://bit.ly/28S8Et0
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VICE (6 months ago)
Kickstradomis is back at the top of the custom sneaker game — dozens of the top NBA players wear his shoes in games, including players like James Harden, Damian Lillard, and Karl-Anthony Towns. But the come-up wasn't easy — an accident back in 2016 left him with serious injuries and a new set of obstacles to overcome. WATCH NEXT: Making a $10k Pair of Shoes from Scratch with the Shoe Surgeon — https://youtu.be/5m_YFSec17g
Brady Bouaphavong (25 days ago)
vice
Frahnzenberg ! (29 days ago)
Amazing work bro keep it up .i wish 1 day to be as good as you
Tino Gomez (2 months ago)
Thanks again
Misael Menera (6 months ago)
mar me Rick and morty shoes sizes 9
VON BELLE APPAREL (6 months ago)
Lkshoes.com
Jason Terry (1 day ago)
Someone finna hit a lick on the shed hahah
Andres gallardo (3 days ago)
Clown shoes
Kevin t King (5 days ago)
Kickstradomis I'm a huge fan I got some shoes I love to send you for you to customize is there any chance of it please let me know
Micah lindenmuth (6 days ago)
Thoes Jason shoes where Jason is holding the Nike swoosh as a 🔪. 👌🏻
Zack and Jake (6 days ago)
He is that good with an airbrush 😮
Tony Hồng Minh (7 days ago)
Sierato
Levi Corcoran (10 days ago)
“Beware of dog”
xd TestTubeNoob (11 days ago)
You should make free Bobby shmurda shoes
Sharon Gail Cornista (11 days ago)
Bruuh i want a modified jordan 4s aaaahhhh im jealous cuz you have a great brain for great art
Sharon Gail Cornista (11 days ago)
Dang dem Jason Voorhees Hyperdunks tho
Jen Plummer (15 days ago)
0:38 best part of the video easily
I luw sandwich (16 days ago)
Damn now i know who's keeping KaT fresh
Aras Limaj (17 days ago)
Yooo Press read more if you want to hear a joke Read more
Junry Pasumala (19 days ago)
Bro.. that sales man in the Kicks Bids is a filipino?
Dinollama Part2 (21 days ago)
Good shit good shit 🙏🏽
Zach _yaboi (24 days ago)
I’d drop 7 hundo on the dragon ball z ones🔥🔥🔥
Zach _yaboi (24 days ago)
Where do I buy these and how much
Jonathan McFarlane (24 days ago)
😱
Mysterious (24 days ago)
He has expensive shoes in his shed... 😂👌
Ivant Liang (26 days ago)
I cant even find my shoes on line
Jericho Pimentel (27 days ago)
Pls make me a custom supreme Air Force 1s
Stabbi (28 days ago)
What's the name of the green air Jordan, he did paint by hemself
Emmanuel Rosas (29 days ago)
The puppy is so cute
HypeYeast (29 days ago)
To be honest.....he’s a little overrated, Also to be honest,that Jason one go hella hard.
Tai Oyama (29 days ago)
Oh yeah yeah
tblessed313 (1 month ago)
Dope
Rojae Robb (1 month ago)
KIKIN IT WITH KICKSTRADOMIS
YOOOOO!!!! THE GUY IN THE RED CAP WAS WEARING A SHIRT WITH THE WORD " BASURA" IN IT. I LAUGHED BC IT MEANS TRASH IN THE PHILIPPINES HAHAHAHAHAHA
Burnt Meme (1 month ago)
*beware dog licks ankles on sight*
Reyo (1 month ago)
my mans doesn’t even let them keep it ?
AYO B (1 month ago)
I hope that this keps being the wave. People employing artist to make a bunch of 1/1's. (btw him starting to become color blind is heartbreaking)
Mark Kohler (1 month ago)
Such a nice guy, he deserves all the popularity that comes his way. I wish him all the the best.
lj 11 (1 month ago)
Td presents or someone else
Jodie Payne (1 month ago)
THAT'S SOME SICK ASS SKILLS YOU GOT PAINTING THOSE SHOES BIG PROPS TO YOU KEEP UP THE AWSOME WORK BRO GOD BLESS
Dong Pisot-pisot (1 month ago)
I'm expecting of fucking GIANTS CRAZY DOG.... that puppy is so dangerous..
Lucky Boy (1 month ago)
06:58 on guy shirt. basura is a Tagalog word means garbage
fidel gutierrez (1 month ago)
Anyone knows which type of painture is he using?
Jacob Tolentino (1 month ago)
Basura is a filipino word😅
Jupiter Chungkham (1 month ago)
Dope
Max Morario (1 month ago)
They should put kickstrodomis in nba2k20
Arron Williams (1 month ago)
Love stories like this!! Courage, heart, determination!!! Pray you to scale this into a multi-million dollar Brand Bro!!
Max Morario (1 month ago)
He made the Acid Rap Shoes for JessertheLazer
Wrestling Gutter (1 month ago)
What kind of dog is that it’s so cute I want one!!
Alyssa Draws (1 month ago)
A beagle
Douglas Paredes (1 month ago)
@tdpresents
Akai Goburin (2 months ago)
I just fell in love with that jason sneakers in a second
Felix Jr (2 months ago)
3:08 and 5:57
scylla17 (2 months ago)
Dude be wearin' 'basura' shirt is funny af. He a filipino?
Keegan Verho (2 months ago)
mans got make up on his neck to cover his ink on his neck you can see it on his chin in a couple scenes ahahahha
SzondiQC [GG] (2 months ago)
Quel qu’un de NF?
Lil Toine (2 months ago)
3:08
BRaTz_ Sdara (2 months ago)
Thats sick where can i get those butterfly effect shoes
Jet 579 (2 months ago)
If u make a shop bro u got an employee right here 😁👌🏾
Lethal_Phantom (2 months ago)
Very inspirational though because it shows that you have to go through hard times to do what you love
Lethal_Phantom (2 months ago)
That hi five sound with the sneaker shop guy
Gravity Zone (2 months ago)
One day I will be telling my story like that!
The_nextninja12 _16 (2 months ago)
I was born color blind how does he become color blind
Brayan Lector (2 months ago)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FVuv0CaOiCo&t=178s
Broly Brodie1321 (2 months ago)
Being color blind is the worse tho
SwagLord ChugJug (2 months ago)
Yoyo
Fuad Abdi (2 months ago)
If you want to my size is 11.5 I live in Minnesota. In Minnetonka. The ridge
Fuad Abdi (2 months ago)
Can you make one for me?
heru king (2 months ago)
Great work bro keep up the good work
Arlene Domenico (2 months ago)
Can you do my shoe
XGN Rivers (2 months ago)
Happy to see a good hard-working guy doing something he loves 👍👍👍
tik tok is dank meme (2 months ago)
Sierato is way better in my opinion
Magnus McCloud (2 months ago)
neat.
Alexis Hernandez (2 months ago)
There’s something missing in the title His Color Blind
Valkor Walker (2 months ago)
I'd cop the butterfly effects
Doggo Puppos (2 months ago)
Small doggo protecting his shoe collection 😂
Daniel Pike (2 months ago)
lol I'm also half colour blind and my friends are ALWAYS hassling me about it
Sneaky Master (2 months ago)
Using the Nike logo as the blade of Jason’s weapon is so genius...
Sneaky Master (2 months ago)
Damn... those Rick and Morty customs are legendary... I wish had em.... damn, I’m so jealous
A_imal -Roblox (2 months ago)
DAMN
Ross Driver (2 months ago)
dude looks like 69 without tattoos and rainbows
N Ramsey (2 months ago)
I love stranger things
Daniel Graham (2 months ago)
His fence says beware of the dog he walks into his house and he has a puppy lol
Dope Kicks (2 months ago)
Beware of dog sign and then they show that cute like puppy
Pedro Martinez (2 months ago)
My man needs a small warehouse! for security
Willy Nix (2 months ago)
Where can I get these they look sick
Burnt Meme (2 months ago)
Oh shit that dog is terrifying ._. (Sh00k
Dwanerz .G. Defoe (2 months ago)
So like, what happens when you clean the shoe? How'd you go about cleaning it to make sure the paint stays?
mendezboy tv (2 months ago)
if your using acrlyic paints like angelus paints it'll stick on to the shoe and be water resistant the only way to take off the paint is with acetone
theskullgamer 78 (3 months ago)
i still dont understand how he create the sticker at 2:36...
theskullgamer 78 (2 months ago)
+mendezboy tv perfect, thank you very much for explaining me......
mendezboy tv (2 months ago)
+theskullgamer 78 no you see he doesn't draw it with the vinly sheets and sticky paper you can get a image off the internet and put it on the paper its like if your printing it once your done you get out all the pieces and it gives it that drawn look
theskullgamer 78 (2 months ago)
+mendezboy tv thank you thank you very much,what i want to know is.....he draw with a stencilon sticky paper? how tha draw transfer to the shoes?
mendezboy tv (2 months ago)
its a stencil you can create them all you need is a printer,vinyl sheets,sticky paper and your done and than you can get any image off the internet and peel it off to put it on anything like shoes for example
Ethan King (3 months ago)
This is the guy making all the stupid shoes huh
Uncle Sam2468 (3 months ago)
if he made the shoes for athletes how come he still got them with them????
Chanse Courtney (3 months ago)
Those Jason ones are dope
Brutal 203 (3 months ago)
Dopest I've seen so far bro!!!! Congrats
Grant Frattaroli (3 months ago)
Question why does like every famous person get injured
Flowerbitch (1 month ago)
What you mean? Like seriously injured or just hurt?
Nobody Nobody (3 months ago)
Where can I get a pair
Ken Man (3 months ago)
Hahah the shoe he is wearing is ugly.
Livio Giacobbo (3 months ago)
Tacky stuff...but hey get in where you fit in.
Josh Vlogs (3 months ago)
Your friend wears a shirt " basura " a filipino language called Garbage
Hatdog Q23 (3 months ago)
Do u mind painting my lebron soldier 12?
Jesus Aguilar (3 months ago)
Nice shoes, but how come he still has everyone’s shoes?
Pew diepie (3 months ago)
He did jessers fortnite yeezys
yel jordan (3 months ago)
hey man, the guy from the shoe store wears a shirt sez " basura. "Is he a filipino?keep it up man.
ichari com (3 months ago)
https://www.bonanza.com/listings/Original-Authentic-Nike-Air-Force-1-Men-s-Breathable-Skateboard-Sports-Designer/655773621
Yeatzy (3 months ago)
I see this dude that looks like someone that I wouldn't wanna mess with, hear him say some dog name that would relate to some big ass pit bull and see this cute little puppy and freak out.
Ethan Wojnovich (3 months ago)
3:46 remember when he made jesser's victory Royal shoes purple
Louie Carreon (3 months ago)
all inspiring, the song title in the end please?

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