Legends may be born, not made, but it still takes time. The Air Force 1, despite all the firsts, was at the same time just another Nike basketball shoe that would stick around for a year and eventually be replaced by something better. In fact, by the time it was released, Kilgore - like any designer - was two or three seasons down the road already. Still, the Air Force 1 wouldn't go away that easily.
18. The Original Nike Air Force 1 Was Released In 1982 and Discontinued in 1984