The 100 Best adidas Sneakers of All Time

23. Achill

Year Introduced: 1968

One could make the argument - sucessfully - that the adidas Achill is the godfather of modern running shoe design. The speedlace upper rested on an EVA midsole and incorporated a reinforced heel to protect the Achilles (hence the name). We're not sure what the reinforcement on the outside of the toe was supposed to do exactly, but it looked great.

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