Original Release: 1992
Save for a few Space Jam samples and Chicago X PEs, the Olympic VIIs were the only Jordan model to feature a number other than 23. This is the least of what makes them amazing. Going into the Barcelona Olympics with the best team ever assembled, Team USA was virtually guaranteed gold — the only question was how much they'd win by (answer: a lot). Nike's take on Mike's Air jordan VII made use of lots of red, white and blue — as well as silver accents — but the gold on the midsole and Jumpman represented the only possible outcome.