Nike Sneakers Kept Washing Up On Beaches Around The World, But The Mystery Has Finally Been Solved

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When Gui Ribeiro first noticed that Nike sneakers kept washing up on Flores Island in the Azores in 2018, he had no idea that it was the start of a strange phenomenon. That’s because similar shoes would soon start turning up halfway across the globe. But, a year after the first piece of footwear was found, a theory to explain the mystery was put forward.