The Sneakerjagers ‘On Air’ Podcast
Host of this podcast is the well-known Dutch TV presenter, sneaker fan and DJ Valerio Zeno. With his down-to-earth approach, he knows how to present and interview the guests in our podcast studio in Amsterdam in a catchy way.
The podcast is made for ‘everyone’: young, old, poor, rich, everyone who buys, loves or collects sneakers. From the person who just bought his first pair to the most seasoned collector. We want to tell about the sneaker culture, the hobby, the past, the future, the hype around certain brands, releases and product development.
Watch from the very first episode!
‘On Air’ Season One
S01 E01 – Sam van IJzendoorn (Vijzbespokes) and Daan Boom
In this episode, Sam van IJzendoorn from Vijzbespokes and presenter Daan Boom are guests.
S01 E02 – Jaimie van Heije and Vriendl00s
In this episode chef and sneaker collector Jaimie van Heije and the men from @vriendl00s are guests.
S01 E03 – DJ Julian Jordan and Donovan Heeneman (SneakerDisplay.com)
This episode features DJ Julian Jordan and Donovan Heeneman from SneakerDisplay.com.
S01 E04 – Chanica Kist and René van Meurs
The guests in this fourth episode of the Sneakerjagers ‘On Air’ Podcast are Chanica Kist aka @shoenica or The Godmother of sneakers and stand-up comedian, comedian and lyricist René van Meurs.
S01 E05 – Pete Philly and Tommy Triggah
In this fifth episode of Sneakerjagers ‘On Air’ podcast, Valerio and Non get two experienced and seasoned men at the table in our studio in Amsterdam. None other than rapper and actor Pete Philly and sneaker freak Tommy Triggah.
S01 E06 – Ginney Noa and Chris Riemens
Valerio and Non again receive two great guests at the table in our studio in Amsterdam, namely fashion influencer Ginney Noa and FHM ‘editor in chief’ Chris Riemens.
S01 E07 – Dennis Dude the Shoepimp and Géza Weisz
Valerio and Non receive in episode 7 of Sneakerjagers ‘On Air’ the podcast two great guests at the table in our studio in Amsterdam. The first guest is one of the biggest Dutch old skool sneaker collector Dennis Tokaya aka Dude The Shoepimp. Valerio and Non ask him the question. Where did his passion for collecting started, what does he have, what does he still want to buy and what are Dennis’ favorites. The second guest is Géza Weisz. The well-known and popular Dutch actor loves sneakers! Valerio and Non are curious about the life of this all-rounder, what he is going through, his bucket list and plans for the coming year. Of course they also want to know everything about his love for sneakers, what he likes to wear and why.
S01 E08 – Josine Michels and Alain van Duuren
In the eighth episode of Sneakerjagers ‘On Air’ the podcast, Valerio and Non receive the sneaker enthusiast and owner of webshop/blog OnTheBlock Josine Michels and creative centipede, MC, teacher and old skool sneaker freak Alain van Duuren.
S01 E09 – Edson Sabajo and Boris van de Ven
In the Sneakerjagers ‘On Air’ podcast, Valerio and Non talked to Edson to hear his story, what he is currently doing, where he wants to go with Patta and what projects Patta is running. In addition, Valerio and Non are very curious about the life of this Dutch hero and find out many interesting insight stories. They also speak with Boris van de Ven, the founder of Gamekings. What many people don’t know is that he is a diehard old school sneaker fanatic. Valerio and Non therefore question him about his favorite sneakers, what he prefers to wear and which sneakers make him warm.
S01 E10 – Tim Beumers and Menno van Meurs
In this tenth episode of Sneakerjagers ‘On Air’ the podcast, Valerio and Non have two great guests at the table in our studio in Amsterdam. Rapper, creative centipede and old skool sneaker freak Tim Beumers joins. Opposite is Tim, co-founder and CEO of Tenue de Nîmes; Menno van Meurs.
S01 E11 – Jordi van de Bovenkamp and Daan de Greef
Valerio and Non present the penultimate episode of the first season of Sneakerjagers ‘On Air’. The guests in the eleventh episode are two men that we have probably seen. Jordi van de Bovenkamp, creative director Europe at MediaMonks and Daan de Greef, founder and managing partner at the famous Amsterdam sneaker store Baskèts.
S01 E12 – Bizzey and Matthijs van der Meulen
We close the first podcast season with none other than the Dutch hip-hop artist and DJ Leo Roe Landscape, known by his stage name Bizzey and Matthijs van der Meulen. Matthijs is the creative director of Europe’s most famous sneaker event: Sneakerness.
‘On Air’ Season Two
S02 E01 – Melly Mel and Bart van Hylckama
In the first episode of Season 2, Valerio and Donavan Heeneman of SneakerDisplays.com (the co-host in this episode) receive two special guests, both of whom have a huge passion for sneakers. Melvin Sibelo, better known by his DJ name: Melly Mel and Hagen Bart van Hylckama. Retail entrepreneur and creative centipede.
S02 E02 – Brainpower
The time is here! Brainpower is a guest in our podcast studio in Amsterdam. Valerio and (co-host) Jaimie van Heije can ask this dedicated artist with over twenty gold and platinum records everything about his sneaker love and impressive career.
S02 E03 – Ted van Eldik and Pieter Pauwels
In the third episode of the second season of Sneakerjagers ‘On Air’ the podcast, Valerio and (co-host) David de Ruiter again receive two ‘sneaker freaks’ at the table in our podcast studio in Amsterdam, namely: Ted van Eldik, owner of sneaker store Epic Breda, and our first international guest Pieter Pauwels from Belgium. Owner of sneaker stores Panthers and Locker Room in Brussels.
S02 E04 – Jord Gijsberts and Michael Hubner
The episode we’ve been looking forward to for a long time. In the 4th episode of season 2 of Sneakerjagers ‘On Air’, Valerio and co-host Matthijs van de Meulen receive two Deventer sneaker freaks at the table in our ’temporary’ studio in Utrecht.
S02 E05 – Jasper Lijfering and Rolph van Heyster
We’re off again! In episode 5 of the second season Sneakerjagers ‘On Air’ our host Valerio Zeno receives Jasper Lijfering from Amsterdam Vintage Watches and Rolph van Heyster from Calico Jack.
S02 E06 – Tap Pappie and Frank Klerks
Yes there we are again! A new podcast episode with Valerio Zeno hosting the show. This time artist Kraantje Pappie and the owner of Outsole, Frank Klerks, are guests in our studio in Amsterdam to talk for an hour about sneaker releases, interesting sneaker experiences, music and selling exclusive sneakers. In other words, grab a drink, a bowl of popcorn and enjoy!
S02 E07 – Joey Michael and Davy James
This week we have another fantastic podcast broadcast with the two brothers Joey Michael and Davy James. Davy is a true sneaker collector who has been around for a long time and has wonderful stories to tell. His brother Joey Micheal works as a designer at the lifestyle brand BALR. and, just like his brother, is also a real collector and enthusiast. After all, it runs in the family. Have fun watching and listening!
S02 E08 – Benny Komala and Timothy Sabajo
In the eighth episode of season two Sneakerjagers On Air, host Valerio Zeno receives the well-known Benny Komala from Ben-G and Timothy Sabajo from Patta in our studio in Amsterdam. This means over an hour and a half of talking about sneaker releases, interesting sneaker experiences, music and selling exclusive sneakers.
S02 E09 – Sef and Remko Nouws
Remko Nouws, Global Lifestyle Manager at the Finnish sneaker brand Karhu, gives us a look behind the scenes in his sneaker world. His good friend Yousef Gnaoui, better known as rapper Sef, also joins us with his great sneaker stories.
S02 E10 – Olaf Hussein and Mathieu Hagelaars
As footwear designer and founder of Studio Hagel, Mathieu makes the most extraordinary creations in the field of sneakers and works together with the most prestigious designers and brands from all over the world. The fashion label Olaf Hussein has been an established name in the fashion world for several years now. Founder Hussein talks about his development from intern at Tommy Hilfiger to owner of a global fashion label.
S02 E11 – Peter Kolks and Nikki van Toorn
Peter Kolks of POP Trading Company talks about the crazy collaboration with Converse. Nikki van Toorn loves to share her passion for sneakers with the world, but besides the shoes, the photos of them need to be perfect as well.
S02 E12 – Roxanne Hehakaija and Andor van den Boom
Roxanne Hehakaija, better known as Rocky, is a real street footballer. Fanatical FIFA players may know her from Volta in FIFA 20, making her the first female character in the famous football video game. Andor van den Boom, owner of the ‘world famous’ skate and sneakerstore 24/7 in Nijmegen, started skating at an early age. Since the age of 13, he has been involved in the world of skating and to this day he has not given up.
S02 E13 – Guillaume Philibert and Mike Nieuwstraten
The last episode of Sneakerjagers ‘On Air’ season two is a fact. We close with a bang with two guests who were both high on our wish list. Filling Pieces founder Guillaume Philibert and one of the largest A Bathing Ape collectors in the Netherlands, Mike Nieuwstraten.