Tiger Corsair

The Tiger Corsair was originally designed as a jogging shoe and is similar to the Nike Cortez desgined by Bill Bowerman, but was desgined before Bowerman and Knight left Onitsuka to form Nike. The sneaker itself is dated after 1977 when Onitsuka changed their name to Asics.

Fun Fact

Back in 1977 ASICS is founded - "Anima Sana In Corpore Sano", meaning "A Sound Mind In A Sound Body" was chosen as the name to promote the philosophy that sport is the best way to create a healthy and happy lifestyle. Read more about ASICS.