Bill Bowerman

Bill Bowerman

The Bowerman Track Club Celebrates Its 20th Anniversary With Their Own Nike Zoom Pegasus 40

Since 2003 Nike has supported a collection of youth-to-professional racers titled the Bowerman Track Club. Named after Nike’s co-founder and University of Oregon track coach...

By Jared Ebanks March 12, 2023

Phil Knight And Bill Bowerman Started Nike In This Portland Hotel

Next week, Nike co-founder Phil Knight will be releasing his new memoir Shoe Dog, a non-fiction look at the company’s earliest years. Matthew Kish of...

By Patrick Johnson April 20, 2016

Nike Air Trainer 1 Premium “BB51” – Release Info

While Bill Bowerman’s name might not ring out as loud as some other Nike big-wigs the co-founder is very much an icon in his own...

By Brendan Dunne September 1, 2012

Nike Air Trainer 1 Premium “BB51” – Black – Khaki

Among the chief reasons that Beaverton is synonymous with the world’s best sneakers is another famed Oregon ‘B’ who shared serious ties with the Ducks...

By Aaron Hope August 19, 2012

Nike Air Trainer 1 Premium “BB51” – Khaki – Black

After taking a close look at the black beauty from Nike Sportswear’s luxurious tribute to co-founder Bill Bowerman, here we examine that same premium quality...

By Aaron Hope August 17, 2012

Nike Air Trainer 1 “BB51”

Nike Sportswear pays homage to Bill Bowerman, the man who ignited the greatest sports outfitting movement in the world, with the Air Trainer 1 ‘BB51’;...

By John Kim August 1, 2012

Tinker Hatfield’s Greatest Sneaker Designs

The legend of Tinker Hatfield may not have begun with sneakers, but it certainly will end that that way. The former Oregon athlete (who ran...

By John Kim July 19, 2011