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Nike releases an Air Force 1 with a patriotic spirit

The first ever basketball shoe to feature Nike Air-Sole units for cushioning, the AF1 was released in 1982 and hasn’t stopped moving off the shelves since. Through countless material and color combinations, each and every design feature stays true to the original — double-reinforced, yet lightweight upper with a menacing midsole (designed to house the first generation of Air.) Celebrating 30 years as an icon of the basketball court, the ultimate symbol of sport and style is modernized with all over reflective materials that nearly glow when caught by light. And when taken off, the wearer will be treated to one-of-a-kind patriotic poetry inscribed on the foot bed.