Getting Lucky on the Nike Air Max Bus

Getting Lucky on the Nike Air Max Bus

I hope you all had a wonderful St. Paddy’s weekend! I didn’t celebrate, but I did get pretty lucky this weekend on the Nike Air Max bus.

I honestly don’t know much of anything about sneakers, but according to the Nike website, they re-released a bunch of retro and remixed Air Max sneakers along with exclusive events across Toronto in celebration of the 30th anniversary of the Air Max 1. The Nike Air Max bus featured a mini exhibition featuring the re-released sneakers as well as a gumball vending machine with prizes.

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Nike Air Max Bus

Photo by Adam G.

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You could win one of three things from the vending machine: a pin, a ticket to the Sneakeasy event in Toronto, or a chance to purchase a specific pair of shoes from the exhibition according to the number on your winning ticket.

Somehow I ended up winning the chance to buy Nike Air Max 1 “Bonsai”. As soon as I pulled the toy capsule out of the vending machine, everyone on the bus started freaking out in excitement. All the photographers and people working on the bus started taking photos of me and asking me to open the capsule, unwrap the ticket, pose with the ticket… You get the picture.

I didn’t really know what was going on, and I was so embarrassed! Everyone could tell because they joked about the prize really being for Adam (#LifeOfASneakerheadGirlfriend). Adam was pretty happy he decided to go first because he would’ve won and he would’ve had to go through awkwardly posing for all the photos haha. Despite all the craziness, it was definitely a fun time, and it would have been even if we had both only won pins!

Nike Air Max Bus

Photo by Adam G.

I wish I could show you guys all the embarrassing photos, but they’re not online yet. I’ll definitely share them on social media if and when they’re posted!

The bus will be at various locations in Toronto this entire week. We got there about 10 minutes before the bus opened and we still had to wait an hour in line, so I highly recommend going even earlier to beat it. For more information, visit Nike’s website.

Feature image by Adam G.

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  • How cool is this?! I have such a soft spot for Nike sneakers!

  • mckenna bleu

    I love the retro sneaker! I need to check out the ones released by nike!

  • Ash Neverson

    wow! I wish I was there, this looks like it was a fun experience! I love Nike

    Ash | http://www.theashtreejournal.com

  • How cool is this?! Such a fun experience!
    Isn’t That Charming.

  • WOW that is so lucky! Haha I bet your boyfriend was jealous – those sneakers are awesome!

    • He’s happy because they’re for him anyways hehe! I’m not as into sneakers as he is!

  • I completely understand how embarrassing the photos and excitement could have been. Hopefully, it does not show too much in the photos! Now, you will have some great pics of an awesome day too!

    • Haha I hope so! Thanks for reading Tatyana!

  • What a fun experience! Nike always does things right!

    Shannon
    Clothes & Quotes

  • Ashley Mason

    This seems amazing! I love Nike so I would die if I went on this bus.

  • I want to go on there!! Seems like so much fun!

    • Haha it was a lot of fun! Thanks for reading Rachel!

  • Christina

    That is such a cool experience!

  • Chloé Adams

    What a cool experience!

  • Sydney Power

    Woah that is so cool! I love nike

  • Anna Hubbard

    Ah how fun! I want to go on this bus!
    -Anna | http://www.fivefootandfabulous.com

  • I’m sure I’ve had Nike sneakers at some point but I’ve never been on a Nike bus. It is funny when you win a big prize that you didn’t mean to win.

  • How fun! Nike has the best workout gear.

    Alix | http://www.apintsizedlifeblog.com

  • thesofieyahdiaries

    Wait, are the sneakers you took a picture of the one you got? And congrats! 🙂

    http://thesofieyahdiaries.com/travel/food-adventures-nyc

    • Haha no those are different! Thanks Sophia 🙂

  • Wow, that’s so cool! I love Nike.

  • This looks like a TON of fun! I love Nike so much – their kicks are always so comfortable!

    • Nike Roshes are my fave, they’re super comfy!

  • That’s so funny that you won even though you had no idea what was going on! I can’t wait to see those photos because they sound hilarious!

  • Kimberly Hsieh

    So cool that you got to experience this! Can’t wait to see those embarrassing photos heh : )

  • Adriana

    This is SO cool! I’m totally jealous, I love Nike and this looks like it was so much fun!

  • Collectively Bee

    What a cool event that they’re hosting! Congrats on winning!