Shaq Shoes, a brand of shoes made by American athletic shoe maker Peloton Shoes, will make its US debut in 2018, it was announced Tuesday.
Shaq shoes, a name taken from the rapper, will launch with a pair of shoes, which will be available at the retail chain’s US stores in 2018.
The shoes will also be available to the public in select retailers around the country, the company said in a statement.
Peloton Shoes is one of the largest independent athletic footwear companies in the world.
It makes shoes for athletes around the world including world champion sprinters Michael Phelps and Ryan Lochte.
Its brand name comes from the word “shaq,” which translates to “one who lives by a sword,” and its products are made from a mixture of suede and leather.
Pelson Shoes had previously been a partner of Nike and Adidas.