- Water-repellent finish shields you from harsh weather
- Fitted hood provides coverage without limiting visibility
- Vents at the back and chest enhance airflow
- Drop-tail hem adds coverage
- Dri-FIT technology wicks sweat away from your body to help keep you dry and comfortable
- Zippered side seam pockets offer secure storage. An internal pocket within the right pocket provides storage for a small media player
- Allover "tracks" design is sublimated to maintain breathability
When superstar track and field coach Bill Bowerman met talented middle-distance runner Phil Knight, an unlikely partnership was formed.
Bowerman was looking for lighter, more durable running shoes for his Oregon University Runners, and Knight was searching for a way to make a living without having to give up athletics all together. The two put their heads together and came up with a shoe that featured outsoles modelled on a waffle iron – unconventional, but somehow it worked.
Bowerman and Knight named their new venture Nike, after the Greek goddess of victory, and began selling their shoes from out the boot of a car. From these humble beginnings, the company has grown into a sports industry market leader, and its distinctive ‘swoosh’ logo is arguably the most recognisable brand logo on the planet.
Despite this success, Nike’s mission statement remains the unchanged: To bring inspiration and innovation to every athlete in the world. Because if you have a body, you’re an athlete.
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