Friday, June 1, 2012

Tread Lightly Chapter 4 – History of Running Shoes

Chapter 4 of Tread Lightly examines the history of running shoes. In this chapter we examine:

  • Ancient footwear
  • Historical trends in footwear design and fashion
  • The rise of the running shoe
  • Bill Bowerman, his waffle iron, and the origin of Nike
  • Native American running and footwear

Useful ancillary resources for this chapter include:

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