Air Force 1 25th Anniversary – Bruce Kilgore

By - December 11th, 2006

Bruce Kilgore – Sandy Bodecker

A few hours before the official Air Force 1 25th Anniversary Celebration Party, a few members of the NYC press spent an hour chatting with Bruce Kilgore and Sandy Bodecker at the TriBeca AF1 space. If you didn’t know Bruce Kilgore is the quiet and very humble designer of the Air Force 1. For the first time Bruce gave the press a little more info about himself, from his education to some of his earlier jobs. Bruce also gave us a little insight on his design process on the original Air Force 1…

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Bruce give us some visuals on his design process of the AF1 Sole.

The AF1 pivot point he brought into the AF1’s outsole.

Sandy Bodecker with hot sample Dunk SBs

Russ (SlamED), Scoop Jackson and Bruce shot a few hoops together.

The humble man himself. Bruce Kilgore. He also designed Air Jordan II and numerous basketball shoes. (Corrected: Bruce did not design the Air Jordan I. ILL AY)