Things you didn’t know about Nike

Nike is the most iconic sportswear brand in the world, with renowned athletes like Kobe Bryant, LeBron James, Kevin Durant and others rocking the swoosh when they work their magic.

Let’s take a look at some interesting things in Nike’s history that may have eluded you.

Nike started as Blue Ribbon Sports, a distributor for Onitsuka Tiger (now known as ASICS) . This relationship ended as BRS launched its own brand of footwear bearing the swoosh in 1971.