Nike was founded in January 1964 as Blue Ribbon Sports by University of Oregon's track athlete Philip Knight and his coach Bill Bowerman. By 1971 Blue Ribbon Sports was prepared to launch its own line of footwear, with the internationally famous "Swoosh" logo. Finally in 1987 Blue Ribbon Sports officially renamed itself to Nike, after the Greek goddess of victory. Throughout the 1980s, Nike expanded its product line becoming the world's leading supplier of athletic and sports shoes for men and women. Today, unless they've been living under a rock, pretty much everyone in the world has heard of Nike shoes and their famous slogan "Just Do It". Nike's constant development of innovative technology and remarkably cool designs has made it possible for them to create a strong relationship with legendary athletes, with the world's most renowned sports shoes. Nike has roudly many sponsored sportsmen and women for many years.
To this day Nike continues to seek new and innovative ways to develop superior products, with cutting edge technology wrapped in outstanding style. They now offer shoes for nearly everything, including casual, retro and athletic shoes for men, women and kids. Their sports specific shoe lines keeps growing and now includes everything from football and basketball shoes to cross-training, skateboarding and running shoes for men and women, amongst many others.
When it comes to quality athletic shoes go for the best, "Just do it", shop Nike.