Nike was founded by University of Oregon track athlete Philip Knight and his coach Bill Bowerman in January of 1964. While Nike is now a household name among athletes everywhere, the company’s first product was a sneaker (a track runner) of course. The company has gone above and beyond, continuing to push the envelope with their engaged development and ever-changing technologies. With a passion to give the best product to the end user, the athletic company has grown to be one of the sure front runners in the sneaker community