March Madness Hops Sneaker Contest – You In?

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My friend Sean McCaw, a former professional basketball player and coach in Germany and now a professional basketball Scout for the Science City Jena Basketball Club in Germany wants to give away a BRAND NEW shiny pair of Hops sneakers. You’ve probably never heard of this brand yet, so here is a little background info.

Hops Sportswear Ltd is a family owned Business based in Melbourne Australia. 2 years in the making this original brand was dreamt up in New Zealand, developed in Australia, designed in Italy and built in China. Hops was launched in November 2007. They have their own patented ‘Medial Wing’ technology that provides optimum stability throughout the light weight HOPS product, without taking away from the strength and durability of Hops footwear. Hops is now available in all of Europe, Australia, New Zealand, Canada in the USA.

“We are passionate about providing great product at the right price point. Whilst continuing to develop bigger and better lines of footwear tailored to the basketball marketplace. With ongoing original designs and functionality to our product we look forward with much anticipation the challenge ahead of  becoming an established maker of basketball specific footwear.”

View the Hops Collection below

hops carolina mid hops evolution mid
hops kryptonite mid hops stamina mid

I have not tried them yet, but they look so comfortable. I wish I could enter the contest! So do you want in?

March Madness Hops Sneaker Contest Rules

Contest Start: March 26th, 2009

Contest End: April 8th, 2009

The winner will be drawn on April 8th, 2009.

How to Enter:

  1. You earn one entry by simply making a comment to this post/contest. (write a comment of which HOP shoe you like the most)

The winner will be selected on April 8th 2009. The winner will be announced on Basketball Overseas and in the newsletter. So please subscribe to our newsletter to enter the contest and find out if you’ve won!

The winner has 3 days to confirm by contacting me. Please have ready your address and shoe size.  If the first winner does not confirm or contact me, another contestant will be chosen.

This is a worldwide contest and the shoes can be sent to anywhere in the world!

Good luck!!

sean hops

“Hey sneaker heads. Just want to tell you a little bit about Hops. I love my Hops and I had a few pairs before I started working with the company. They are VERY stable and I especially like how they look. I am not the tech wiz, as a player, its just important for me that they fit well and they look good haha. Hops fills all those criteria for me. If you have any questions please feel free to visit our homepage on www.hopsportswear.de or find us on Facebook and Myspace and write me. Thanks for taking interest in Hops and I know the lucky winner will be satisfied! - Sean

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36 Responses to “March Madness Hops Sneaker Contest – You In?”

  1. Al Thomas says:

    These shoes look very comfy and I suppose they don’t have the name Hops for nothing. I like the black/blue/white colorway.

  2. Matt Wood says:

    Those White/Carolina mids are sweet! I haven’t heard of Hops before but I really like the looks of those. I’ve only ever worn Nike and Adidas to play in, but I’d really like to try these out!

  3. Arturo Ortiz Jr says:

    Nice….I def would sport the White/Carolina blue Mids in a size 11. Can’t wait to see them in all the footlockers in the U.S.

    Thanks!

  4. Alissa Libby says:

    I’d be willing to try them and see! I like the black and blue ones!

  5. Hey Sean,
    the description of the shoe shows great promise for its quality. I’m curious how the new “Medial Wing technology” will influence my game ;-) The green and the Carolina blue ones look really sweet. Keep up the good work!
    Sebastian

  6. William Reid, Jr says:

    I like the white and carolina blue pair of sneakers. They look like a good basketball shoe but to see the comfortability I would have to try them on. All in all I like the shoes a lot because they are unique.

  7. Man I like the white/green kyrptonite hops because they are sweet and they remind me of my high school basketball uniform colors. I would like to purchase some.

  8. The shoes look nice i like the knicks color and if its a light fit it will be a good seller. I would rock a pair

  9. scott korosic says:

    hey these shoes look nice. i like the blue whit and black ones

  10. freestyle914 says:

    They look like alright basketball shoes, They look to heavy on the foot though while running up and down the basketball court. I prefer light shoes on the foot that have the same experience like MJs shoes that are heavier then most basketball sneakers. However my favorite on out of all of them is the all baby blue and white ones in the picture. Then would be the green ones.

    aight peace out ,
    D.

  11. The shoes are really nice I like the Black And Blue ones they remind me of the first penny hardaways that came out except these look more softer and comfortable. I can imagine coming of a screen getting the ball facing my defender up jab stepping and blowing pass him attacking the rim going up for a thunder dunk and all he see’s is the word HOPS in his face. Now who really has HOPS. The shoes are the bomb keep up the good work

  12. Sean@Hops says:

    Thanks for your participation for our contest. I appreciate the feedback.

    For those of you on Facebook you should add yourself as a fan so you get the exlusive news on our new line….got some exciting things coming up soon and the new line that comes out later this season is HOOOOOOOOOOOT!!!!! Just search for Hops Sportswear. And for those of you on Myspace, also do a search under Hops Sportswear and add us for the same updates. I control both pages so its direct to me.

    HOPS is ONLY available online at the moment so check out our site http://www.hopsportswear.de

    Good luck to all of you…….I wish I could send you all a free pair haha ;-)

    Sean

  13. Sean,

    I’m digging the Kelly Green Hops. I like the lo-cut style of the show, they look a bit shorter than the classic hightop. Definitely a sweet design. Size 10 baby.

    Josh Hunsucker

  14. Q says:

    A pair of white and grey would be nice and all black :) – My favorite is the Knicks color scheme

  15. Jeannette Lammerts says:

    i LOOOOOVE the baby blue / white ones.. I’d trade my beloved heels in for those anytime!!!

  16. Snake says:

    Them Evolution one’s are my personal favs, but the Kryptonite ones are tight too. They’re all pretty sick looking sneakers tho!

  17. nikki says:

    The black 1’s r on fire!

  18. Lex says:

    those shoes are hot! i love the carolina ones! it looks really comfy. i could see myself wearing them everyday! was a huge Jordan fan growing up and I’ve always been a die hard fan of the Tar Heels!

  19. Ty says:

    I like the blk ones bc they will match more of my bball gear. They look comfy. I wonder if they are light as well.

  20. Sean@Hops says:

    Hey Sneakerheads!!!

    If you have been on our website you see the new colors that will be out in a few months. Check them out at http://www.hopsportswear.de

    I´m tellin you guys (and ladies) our new line that will be out in the fall is soooooo HOT!! I cant show you the new line just yet but trust me, if you like these, you will adore them.

    The best way to stay informed is to add us on Facebook or Myspace!!! Just search for Hops Sportswear on both sites.

    Hope to hear from you soon!!!!

    Sean

  21. ridersbasketball.net says:

    Evolution Mid for me!! Cool colour scheme

  22. Mike B says:

    I like the Carolina Blue and White ones

  23. Devon says:

    Wow! I can’t wait to try out the medial wing technology! This shoe will be a best seller for sure. I would love to win the black and blue “evolution mid” in size 13. This is a great website and I will visit often. THANKS FOR THE CONTEST!!

  24. Tyler Smith says:

    Love the name and style… I’m all for the black and blue ones… Great work Sean!
    Tyler Smith
    http://www.ProPlayerVideo.com

  25. chinouya says:

    wow….i wish im speechless. wish i had better words to describe the look of these sneakers. i have not heard of them before but from the look of things they look really good and confortable especially the white/mid blue. they look realy sweet…..

  26. Charles Thompson says:

    My favorite hops shoes are the hops black/royal/white mid and the hops white/carolina mid they both fit my style. But the coming soon designs they all fit my style i cant wait

  27. these shoes are fine and they look fly.they will be good no me,on the basketball court when i shot some hopps.good brand name.great job

  28. Twan Stevenson says:

    They all look so light and comfortable…of course I love the tar heel colored ones.

  29. ibis says:

    those white n blue are sick..they look mad comforatble and looks like you can ball in them and wear the with an outfit. officalllll

  30. I ABSOLUTELY LOVE THE HOPS COLLECTION. MY FAVORITE ARE THE BLUE/ORANGE PAIR. STABILITY IS NEEDED IN SHOES TODAY, IM A PERSONAL FITNESS TRAINER AND ONE OF THE MOST IMPORTANT ASPECTS OF TRAINING I ALWAYS COMMENT ON IS THE TYPE OF SHOE FOR THE TYPE OF TRAINING BEING PERFROMED. THEY LOOK COMFORTABLE, STABLE AND CLASSY! I WOULD DEFINITELY WEAR THEM, AND HAVE MY CLIENTS TRY THEM AS WELL. GREAT JOB, GREAT SHOE! LOVE THE CONCEPT…SHOWS YOUR PASSION FOR WHAT YOU DO AND WHAT YOU HAVE BEEN ABLE TO ACCOMPLISH! GOD BLESS

    XTREME HEAT SPORTS MANAGEMENT, HOUSTON TX

  31. Mike D says:

    Honestly these shoes are just plain HOTT! They look like they would feel great. The black/duke blue are probably my fav of those although the blue/orange are a very close second. I’d like to wear those with a lebron james knicks jersey in 2010!!

  32. Jeri Smith says:

    Wow, I never thought of how adding a “medial wing” would help with mobility. Amazing! LOVE the concept, and would love to try a pair! I’m liking the light blue/white pair – mostly because it matches our team colours and of course looks hot. WOOT!

  33. These shoes are so tight, I know I can rock hops on my feet. The color I like the most is red, white, & black because the color match my school colors. I know I will have a lot off people from my school hating on these shoes.

  34. Sulaiman B says:

    wow! seeing myself in that white and sky blue pair of Hops sneakers makes me feel a great a player.

  35. Sulaiman B says:

    makes me feel exposed out and heard

  36. Adeyinka arokoyo joachim says:

    hopsssssssssssssssssss
    This sneakers are good and fine,am thinking how it will look on me when i put it on…….i will like the blue hops sneaker…..i will like to wear it to my coming game,i will happy if i become the winner….

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