MEET THE TEENAGE GENIUS RESTORING TRASHED TRAINERS

Meet The Teenage Genius Restoring Trashed Trainers
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MEET THE TEENAGE GENIUS RESTORING TRASHED TRAINERS



Written by Don't Panic
23 Friday 23rd October 2015

Jose Armando Bustamante of Houston, Texas, is 17-years-old and a fine example of human ingenuity. That's because Jose can take a pair of sneakers, which look like they've been tossed into the middle of a dog fight, and restore them to their boxfresh glory.

Don't make the mistake of dismissing this as another over-hyped 'How-To' video that are ten a penny on YouTube. Jose's skills are reminiscent of crafts as aged and revered as furniture restoration. Not that I know for sure if that's especially revered, but it's always seemed pretty impressive. He claims he's found sneakers in the trash, restored them, then sold them on eBay for $400.

So watch the video below to see how one shoe goes from this...

To this:

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