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Nike Spends $15,000 To Make Size 22 Shoes For Florida Student Athlete

03/20/2017 at 12:49 | Posted by kenziek
ORLANDO, FL - MARCH 16:  Michael Ojo #50 of the Florida State Seminoles shoots the ball in the second half against the Florida Gulf Coast Eagles during the first round of the 2017 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament at Amway Center on March 16, 2017 in Orlando, Florida.
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FSU’s Michael Ojo should feel very loved by the legendary athletic company.

According to TNT’s Evan Washburn, just to buy the proper machinery in order to produce special edition size 22 7E sneakers Nike had to pay the hefty bill of $15,000!

Michael Ojo has found it a struggle most of his life to find a pair of shoes that fits. he stands at 7’1 weighing in at 300 pounds and often resorted to shoving his feet down from size 22 to size 17 to play ball.

Nike sponsors FSU and when they looked into the price of making the custom shoe they weren’t shaken they said ‘just do it’.

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