The Dunk originated as a basketball shoe and for the first years of its existence . that’s how it was worn. In the 1990s . however . skateboarders began wearing it after realizing that basketball features—such as an extra wide tongue and a pivot traction pattern—suited their own sport well. In 2001 . Nike SB made the shift official and took over the silhouette. The Nike SB Zoom Dunk Low Pro 'Circuit Orange' stays true to that heritage . in a white and orange colorway that stands out on street . board or court.