One of Adidas' all time best sellers, the Gazelle was originally designed with sport in mind. However, since the late 1970s it transitioned into a fashion line and is synonymous with the football casual style. Read more about Adidas Gazelle OG.
Mark Spitz was asked by Horst Dassler to wear Adidas at the 1972 Olympics. Spitz' warm-up pants were too baggy to show the sneakers properly so he held the sneakers in his hands.