9-Year-Old Fan Designs Steph Curry's New Sneakers for Girls

Steph Curry to keep his promise to Riley on International Women's Day

Steph Curry to keep his promise to Riley on International Women's Day

The design features two young girls playing basketball surrounded by phrases like "be courageous", "play with heart", and "girls hoop too".

Customers can purchase the "United We Win" Under Armour Curry 6 starting on March 8 when it releases at underarmour.com and the SC30 x Oakland pop-up for $130.

Nine-year-old Riley Morrison wrote a letter to Warriors guard Steph Curry last fall asking why his Under Armour signature shoes were only sold in boys' sizes.

That letter was originally sent back in November, when she wrote to Curry to ask for a girl's size five.

Under Armour and Stephen hosted Riley and her family earlier today to announce the UA ICON Curry 6 United We Win colorway that features a personal design touch from Riley herself - a blend of purple and deep orchid with white - and releases on Friday, in celebration of International Women's Day.

For 9-year-old Riley Morrison, Thursday was already going to be the pinnacle of her improbable moment as an influencer in the basketball shoe industry. In conjunction with International Women's Day, a scholarship will be created and awarded annually to a "girl who is a catalyst for change", according to Riley's father, Chris Morrison.

"I've been kinda blown away, and certainly grateful for the opportunities that Stephen has given me, including sharing inspiration for other girls through the sockliner art".

"I thought maybe they'd just change the problem [on the website]", Riley said. "I was really surprised".

Steph Curry to keep his promise to Riley on International Women's Day

"I figured we'd get a canned response", Chris said.

"I think that when you meet someone that you think is really incredible and sometimes you're let down", Lopez said.

It was undoubtedly a special day for both Steph and Riley.

Curry is a mega-celebrity, but Riley has become a big star in her own right.

"I'm just so proud of her and how she's handled it", said her mother, Megan Lopez, a former softball player at Chico State and now one of Riley's youth softball coaches.

"I hope so", Chris Morrison said.

The timing of Riley getting her shoes is no coincidence.

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