1988

What happened with running shoes in 1988?
Adidas releases their TORSION system in the Adidas ZX8000

Nike Launch their ‘Just Do It’ slogan.

Asics release an advert poking fun at the Nike Air technology

What else happened in 1988?
The Phantom of the Opera opens on Broadway in the United States on January 26 to become the longest running show of all time.
The Winter Olympics are held in Calgary, Alberta, Canada from February 13tj to the 28th.
World Expo 88 opens on April 30 in Brisbane, Queensland, Australia.
On May 15 the Soviet Army begins its withdrawal from Afghanistan after more than 8 years of fighting.
The Summer Olympics are held in Seoul, South Korea from September 17 to October 2
On December 2, Benazir Bhutto is sworn in as Prime Minister of Pakistan.
On December 21, Pan Am Flight 103 is blown up over Lockerbie, Scotland, killing a total of 270 people.

Books on Running Shoes:

Athletic Footwear and Orthoses in Sports MedicineThe Science of FootwearBiomechanics of Sports ShoesTread LightlyShoe Dog
Athletic Footwear and Orthoses in Sports MedicineThe Science of FootwearBiomechanics of Sports ShoesTread LightlyShoe Dog
kicksologyAthletic Footwear The Comprehensive GuideWhich running shoes are for me?: A 10-step guide to evaluating any shoeThe Complete Handbook of Athletic FootwearThe Running Shoe Book
Kicksology: The Hype, Science, Culture & Cool of Running ShoesAthletic Footwear: The Comprehensive GuideWhich running shoes are for me?: A 10-step guide to evaluating any shoeThe Complete Handbook of Athletic FootwearThe Running Shoe Book
All about distance running shoesFaster Stronger Higher! How shoe brands create innovative footwear technology: Sport Science for the next Super AthletesSneaker Wars: The Enemy Brothers Who Founded Adidas and Puma and the Family Feud That Forever Changed the Business of Sportsbiomechanics of running shoessecond edition of footwear manufacture
All About Distance Running ShoesFaster Stronger Higher! How shoe brands create innovative footwear technology: Sport Science for the next Super AthletesSneaker Wars: The Enemy Brothers Who Founded Adidas and Puma and the Family Feud That Forever Changed the Business of SportsBiomechanics of Running ShoesHandbook of Footwear Design and Manufacture
Running shoe design for runners with overpronation of footNike: Better is TemporaryHow to Spot Fake SneakersRunning with Purpose: How Brooks Outpaced Goliath Competitors to Lead the Pac
Running shoe design for runners with overpronation of footNike: Better is TemporaryHow to Spot Fake SneakersSoled OutRunning with Purpose: How Brooks Outpaced Goliath Competitors to Lead the Pack
The Adidas ArchiveBoost Your Running Potential in 5 Steps: Don't Let Your Shoes Sabotage Your Fitness Journey
The Adidas ArchiveBoost Your Running Potential in 5 Steps: Don't Let Your Shoes Sabotage Your Fitness Journey

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