Nike Air
Tailwind

The first Tailwind, is released. With a mesh and suede upper, this sneaker became an instant hit. Breathable and comfortable, the Tailwind has had many variations since the release of the first model. Read more about Nike Air Tailwind.

Fun Fact

In 1977, aerospace technology specialist Frank Rudy came to Nike with the idea of putting an air pocket inside the sole for more efficient cushioning.