The Nike Air Force 1 is one of Nike's most declined sneakers. Published in 1982 and created by Bruce Kilgore the pair quickly attracted many buyers. More than 1700 models exist! The pair was originally designed for basketball, then it seduced the playgrounds of Philadelphia and later a wider audience. The Air Force 1 is a basketball kick for sneaker enthusiasts. Let's come back together about the history of this shoe.
In 1980, the Blazer was Nike's only basketball model, worn and promoted by George Gervin, this pair accompanied the line for several years. However, Nike was not taken seriously and its status within the basketball league is not one of the most imposing. Nike's ambition to fight against its competitors and to be one of the heavyweights of the league pushes the brand to create new models. To do this, Nike entrusts to Bruce Kilgore the creation of a shoe that will allow him to stand out at all levels. The performance was the essential point of this new shoe. Moreover, the ambition of Nike is expressed in the name of this shoe, Air Force 1 which refers to the American presidential plane.
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