win your share of r150 000 worth of prizes

Russian Bear has been taking King of Kicks to the next level for the last four years, constantly building the freshest sneaker collection (with over 6300 and counting) with help from South Africa’s sneakerheads. And this year is no different.

Russian Bear is bringing South Africa two competitions, Be the Next #KingofKicks and the Wall of kicks Challenges.

Be the Next #KingofKicks

Russian Bear is once again putting the throne, crown and treasure of the King of Kicks up for grabs to anyone who is worthy. As always, the #Kingofkicks will treasure will be a year’s supply of sneakers worth R60 000. The category winners will receive a prize that ups their collection of sneakers.

How to take part

  1. Upload as many pics of your kicks you want via the King of Kicks website and choose the category you wish to enter.
  1. Share an image of your kicks to Twitter, Facebook or Instagram using #kingofkicks as the hashtag and the corresponding category (#KingofClassics, #Kingof247s, #KingofGrails, #KingofColourways).

The Wall of Kicks Challenges

This year, Russian Bear is bringing you the Wall of Kicks. 50 sneakers are up for grabs and these are one-of-a-kind as renowned street artist Mr. Ekse will be turning each one into an art piece.

How to take part

  1. Visit the King of Kicks website every Monday and Friday to find out how to take part in the weekly challenges.
  2. Follow Russian Bear on Facebook, Instagram or Twitter to see and take part in the weekly challenges.

the artist

Introducing Mr Ekse

Mr. Ekse is multi-media designer and street artist, weighing in from Orlando West, Soweto. Thus far, he has dedicated his journey to transforming the dusty streets of his community into a gallery that captures its stories and richness. This year Russian Bear is giving him the platform, the stage, the spotlight to take his skills and talent to the next level.


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