Tag results for: Bill Bowerman


Nike Waffle Sole Soft Case for Apple iPhone 5/5S

Perhaps seeing the popularity of the Belkin x VANS Rubber Waffle Sole Cases for iPhone 5/5S, Nike decided to follow suit with its own version. Though not as identifiable as the version by VANS, Nike devotees will recognize the studded outsole design that Bill Bowerman perfected with … READ MORE


Nike Basketball 1992-2012 Nike Air Hyperflight (2001)

Following on the heels of the technologically advanced Nike Shox BB4 released in 2000, Nike continued with the futuristic theme by designing a shoe that, as lead designer Eric Avar put it, would be exactly what Nike co-founder Bill Bowerman would make himself: the Nike Air Hyperflight. … READ MORE


Nike Sportswear BB51 Destroyer Jacket

While current sports news headlines are dominated by the latest dispatches from London, as well as updates from the last-minute maneuverings in the wake of the MLB trade deadline, we sports fans are also tracking the latest news from NFL training camps. Nike, named the official outfitter … READ MORE


NIKEiD Air Force 1 iD 10th Mountain Division Design Options | Available on May 1st

Not only will it be the latest edition honoring the 30th anniversary of Nike‘s iconic basketball sneaker, the Air Force 1. The latest design option to be available on the NIKEiD customization program also adds a humanistic prospective by paying tribute to the storied U.S. Army‘s 10th … READ MORE


RE-Fresh: Nike Cortez (1985)

Produced by: Dan Hwang Written by: Jesse Carr Our next segment for the RE-Fresh project looks at what may be Nike’s most iconic running silhouette—the Cortez. The Cortez, in short, launched the Nike brand. Some sources have the origin of the Cortez reaching back as far as … READ MORE

Courtsey of Geoff Hollister & The Oregonian

R.I.P. – Geoff Hollister 1946 – 2012 | Nike Employee #3 + Father of Windrunner Jacket & Aqua Sock

Often called “Nike’s Employee #3″, Geoff Hollister passed away yesterday, just three days after his 66th birthday, after a long battle with cancer. The Oregon native was born on February 3rd, 1946 and was an Oregonian in every sense of the term. After graduating from South Eugene … READ MORE


Liberty x Nike Sportswear WMNS SFB Premium QS

Over engineered to withstand the rigorous terrains elite U.S. military units face daily in armed conflict zones worldwide, the Nike Sportswear‘s Special Field Boot is also a tribute to selfless contributions made by men in the military, including those of Nike Co-Founder Bill Bowerman, who took part … READ MORE


Freshness Week In Review: 2/27/2011 3/06/2011

The focus this week depends a bit on perspective; there were a number of notable announcements, spanning a number of themes. For the Cult of Mac, the biggest event this week was obviously Tuesday’s unveiling of the iPad 2, by Steve Jobs, who came off a leave … READ MORE


Nike Holy Grail – Bowerman Family Unveils Long Lost Waffle Iron

At best, it looks like a rusted bear trap. But what Melissa Bowerman stumped upon that fateful day was the Holy Grail to one of the world’s most successful corporation, Nike. What Ms. Bowerman found in her late father’s home was the very waffle iron that revolutionize … READ MORE