Sonny VaccaroPhoto by Michael Schrieber
Originally published in KICKS 7

Over the past 30 years, no one has had a larger impact on the shoe industry—and the summer runs that come with it—than Sonny Vaccaro. He is behind every revolution in basketball. Signature shoes? Check. Summer camps? Check. Choosing Europe over college? Check. The Game and the shoe game wouldn’t be the same without his vast contributions. Here’s to you, Sonny V.—Tzvi Twersky