Leave a comment at the bottom of this page for your chance to get a FREE pair of Nike Sock Dart SE in Total Crimson!
Spread the word and tell your friends about this great giveaway!
Giveaway ends on 1st of June
The company logo
The three parallel lines is the most recognisable feature of the Adidas trainer and their trademark, which is meant to resemble the different heights of podiums. The also have a trefoil version.
Three parallel lines
The first Nike symbol was designed by a graphic design student named Carolyn Davidson, for only $35. Not much has changed to the design since then, and although it is sometimes printed along with the company name, the “Swoosh” is still instantly recognisable.
Adolf (Adi) Dassler founded the German sportswear in 1924, although then under a different name. He had help from his brother Rudolf, but after a fall out, Rudolf went off and started Puma.
Adolf (Adi) Dassler
American Phil Knight founded Nike in 1964. In November 2015, he was named the 15th richest person in the world, with an estimated net worth of US$28.1 billion.
The Adidas name was created from a combination of the founder’s first and last name. Before 1949, however the company was known as Gebruder Dassler Schuhfabrik.
founder’s first and last name
Greek goddess of victory
Nike is the name of the Greek goddess of victory. Originally the company was called Blue Ribbon Sports before changing in 1971.