What year was Nike invented?

Answer The Nike Corporation began as Blue Ribbon Sports, a small business venture between Bill Bowerman and Phil Knight, in 1964. Jeff Johnson, the company's first employee, created the name Nike in 1971,... Read More »

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What year did the company introduce the name Nike?

The brand name "Nike" was created in 1971 by Jeff Johnson, the first full-time employee of Blue Ribbon Sports, a company started by Phil Knight and Bill Bowerman. Blue Ribbon Sports would later be ... Read More »

Who invented Nike AIR?

Marion Frank Rudy, an independent inventor, developed the Nike AIR system in 1977. He brought the invention to Nike, explaining it as "encapsulated cushioning." Nike founder, Phil Knight, was quick... Read More »

Who invented Dri-Fit for Nike?

Technically, no one at Nike invented Dri-Fit. Wicking fabric was first invented by Robert Kasdan (New York, N.Y.) and Stanley Kornblum (Monmouth Junction, N.J.), who found that synthetic knit fabri... Read More »

Who invented nike sb?

Nike SB is a division of Nike that specializes in skateboarding shoes, equipment and apparel. Nike SB debuted in March of 2002, and it was invented by Nike Inc. to compete in an apparel market that... Read More »