Sonny Vaccaro talks about his early days in the shoe business, the hypocrisy of the NCAA,.
For decades the NCAA has been a thorn in Sonny Vaccaro.
By Meghan Ottolini. “Air,” the latest brainchild of Cambridge natives Ben Affleck and Matt Damon, chronicles how sports marketing disruptor Sonny Vaccaro spearheaded a revolutionary shoe campaign between Nike and NBA legend Michael Jordan.
Vaccaro says he and his wife, Pam, were actually invited to the set recently, and they had a blast. “I didn’t move, I was mesmerized from the first scene to the last. .
“Well, forget Sonny Vaccaro.
Damon plays Sonny Vaccaro, the eagle-eyed sports marketing executive who saw potential in Jordan as Nike’s latest big brand asset. . Sonny Vaccaro is played by none other than Matt Damon in the 2023 biographical sports drama film, Air, which follows the origin of the Air Jordan shoe line.
He left Reebok in 2007 and hasn’t worked for another company. .
Although it is unclear when Sonny met his second wife, Pamela “Pam” Monakee, the two became best friends before tying the knot on May 5, 1984.
Turn me into an individual because there were people that inspired me when I. Pamela “Pam” Monakee, Sonny’s second wife, and he grew close before getting married on May 5, 1984, however it’s unclear when they first met.
And now with his story on the big screen, Vaccaro says he just hopes it inspires the next person to chase their dreams and never stop.
Turn me into an individual because there were people that inspired me when I.
. Only an F-ing killer makes that shot, when you’re 18 or 19 years old, and has the guts to take it. Then he said I'm in New York.
Vaccaro now calls the Coachella Valley home and has for the last ten years with his wife, Pam. Pamela “Pam” Monakee, Sonny’s second wife, and he grew close before getting married on May 5, 1984, however it’s unclear when they first met. Ever since he. . Pam later went on to describe how. I talked to Deloris Jordan yesterday.
He left Reebok in 2007 and hasn’t worked for another company. He and his wife Pam conducted their final event -- the celebrated Big Time Tournament -- in July 2006, moved from Los Angeles to Monterey and never really.
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She told me to say hello to Pam and Sonny.