In 1972 Nike was created by Philip Knight and Bill Bowerman. The Waffle is marketed in 1973, the success of the brand is then sealed. In 1978 the Tailwind running shoe receives the new "Air" technology. Filled pockets of gas are included in the sole to improve the comfort of the rider. In 1981, Nike became the first sneaker marketed in the USA and then attack the global market by diversifying into basketball, tennis or athletics well. In 1982 Nike launched the Air Force One basketball shoe dedicated to basketball players .. In 1984 basketball became the flagship sports brand with the signing of the player Michael Jordan and the creation of the Nike Air Jordan 1 ... and obviously Jordan Nike will finish installing the firmament of multinationals. Today the firm Oregon became unmovable and reissues or new models tend to the delight of collectors of sneakers from all sides.