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The History of Tennis Shoes

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Rione Stewart

on 24 October 2012

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Transcript of The History of Tennis Shoes

1. The Greeks wore leather sandals. The History of Tennis Shoes 2. They stuffed those shoes with moss and grasses, for insulation and comfort. 3. Plimsolls was the first rubber shoes soled 4.Why was rubber used for soles? 5.What is vulcanization 6. What did Paul Sperry introduce? 7.What inspired Bill Bowman to create running shoes with a new design for their soles? 8.What are the parts of an athletic shoe? 9.Who was the department store to first sale sneakers in their store? 10.What early shoe designs are still worn today? 11.Why the demand and cost of tennis shoes have change? 12.In what ways have advancements in technology, and the discovery of newmaterials influenced what shoes look like and when they are worn? 13.Who was the first company to sell women tennis shoes? 14.Who was the first athlete to endorse a tennis shoe (sneaker)? 15.What athlete endorsement increased the sale and demand of tennis 16.When was your famous tennis shoe invented or design? 17 What are your two famous tennis shoes?
My two favorite shoes were Air Jordans and Nike because people wear them more and they have better looking shoes. They use rubber soles to prevent from slipping the shoes and rubber have strong grip. To treat rubber with sulfur and the heat thereby imparting strength,greater elasticity,durability,etc. He introduce Sperry Top-Sider is the original brand of boat shoe designed in 1935 by Paul Sperry. His waffle iron inspired bill Bowermen to make new design for the soles. Midsole,outer sole,heel counter,heel tabs,eyelets,dual-Density,Midsole,collar,Quarter Panel,and sock-liner. The first department store was LiverPool CO. Romanian tennis star Ilie Nastase became the first athlete to sign an endorsement contract with Blue Ribbon Sports to wear Nike tennis shoes. Michael Jordan was the person to endorsement increased and demand of tennis shoes.
Was the name of the company? “Jordan Brand” company of Michael Jordan. http://www.nike.com/jumpman23/historyofflight/ They were invented in 1985 and mines are Air Jordans Sandals The demand of shoes increased due to the demand for them
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