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The 30 Most Influential Sneakers of All Time

21. Nike Air Max 1

Year: 1987

In a sneaker sense, the Air Max 87, or Air Max 1 as we commonly call it, started one of the most important trends in footwear design, visible Air. It also became one of the first "retro" releases in the world of sneakers. The Air Max 1 also brought new attention to running in the late '80s that was in a decline. Then there's the fact that these became a status symbol in the 'hood back in the day. Influence on a hundred thousand trillion.

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