1989

What happened with running shoes in 1989?
Adidas releases their of ‘Torsion system‘ and the ZX 8000
New Balance advertisement:
New Balance 1989

What else happened in 1989?
1989 was considered a turning point in political history because a wave of revolutions swept the Eastern Bloc in Europe with the opening of the Berlin Wall in November.
On January 20, George H. W. Bush is sworn in as the 41st President of the USA.
On February 14, Union Carbide agrees to pay $470,000,000 to the Indian government for damages in the 1984 Bhopal disaster, a gas leak that killed 3700 people.
In Alaska’s Prince William Sound, the Exxon Valdez spills 240,000 barrels of oil after running aground on March 24.
On April 27, a major demonstration occurs in Beijing as part of the 1989 Tiananmen Square protests. On unknown man, dubbed the “Tank Man” stands in front of a column of military tanks in Tiananmen Square temporarily halting them. The incident achieves iconic status internationally through images taken by a Western photographer.

The Nobel Prize in Medicine is awarded to J. Michael Bishop and Harold E. Varmus for their work on work on retroviral oncogenes.

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

Other Years in the History of Running Shoes:

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