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Everyone knows Nike, but few know Bill Bowerman; the man who started it all. While coaching top-notch track athletes at Oregon as early as the 1960’s, he spent years researching and experimenting on lightweight, performance footwear and track surfaces. A simple passion and laser-beam focus on perfection became a multi-billion dollar empire. Dare I say: the Steve Jobs of his time and market?

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    Seen a lot of Bowerman videos the past few weeks, but this is by far the best (and not just because its narrated by Sam...
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