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What country first made Nike?
The company that everybody knows as Nike was founded in the U.S.A. in 1964, however a shoe company in Spain registered the name Nike in 1932. Hence, all the legal battles over Nike not being given licence to sell their products at the Barcelona Olympics in 1992......"new answer" the coach of Steve Prefontaine made the nike back in the early 70's in Eugene Oregon,and they were made for track only at the time,and Steve Prefontaine coach made nike just for him to...
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What celebrities have endorsed Nike shoes over the years?
Nike has been endorsed by many celebrities over the years, but most notably by Steve Prefontaine, Michael Jordan, and Carl Lewis. ...
Was Steve Prefontaine the first to wear Nike shoes?
Hard to say. The first Nike shoes were distributed to athletes that were competing in the US Olympic Track & Field Trials in 1972. Since those trials were in Eugene, Oregon, and Steve Prefontaine was one of those athletes (and went to the Summer Olympics in the 5000 meters), then we can assume that it wasn't just him that wore Nikes. He was however the first major track athlete to actively endorse and use them. ...
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Which athletes endorse Nike running shoes?
Since the 1960s, athletes have endorsed Nike shoes. The first American athlete to endorse Nike was Steve Prefontaine in 1973. Since then, many other athletes have endoresed Nike, including John McEnroe, Michael Jordan, Bo Jackson, Tiger Woods, and the entire Indian Cricket Team. Needless to say, many athletes stand by Nike's quality. ...
Asked in Oregon, Colleges and Universities
What is the University of Oregon known for?
Right now they are known for the Oregon Ducks football team, which did well in the 2010 season, and we are wishing them the best this season. Also it is known for their track and field events, like the Prefontaine Classic, named for the legendary Steve Prefontaine, America's greatest distance runner at the time of his death in 1975 at age 24. Nike sportswear, and their President Phil Knight are proud sponsors of U of O athletics. U of O has an excellent law...
Why frank rudy invented Nike?
Frank Rudy didn't invent the nike air shoe but he did patent it. My dad Steve Smibert invented it when I saw me walking on the pool cover when I was a child. He was to busy running a restaurant to get a patent. He still has the letter that he sent to nike when they were a two bit shoe company but lawyers are too chicken to take on Nike. "this is a lie" ...
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Should I get the Nike Mercurial Talaria or the Nike TIEMPO III?
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Who invented the Nike air shoe?
Frank Rudy didn't invent the nike air shoe but he did patent it. My dad Steve Smibert invented it when he saw me (Drew) walking on the pool cover when I was a child. He was to busy running a restaurant to get a patent. He still has the letter that he sent to Nike when they were a two-bit shoe company but lawyers are too chicken to take them on. ...
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What Nike shoes would be suitable to wear to a dance?
There are many Nike shoes that are suitable for dancing. Some of the most popular Nike shoes for dance include the Nike Shox, the Nike QVida and the Nike MC. ...