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The Greatest Sneaker Moments of the '80s

11. adidas gets technical.

Year: 1986
Sneaker: adidas Micropacer

adidas always seemed to save their biggest tech advances for Olympic years. In 1984, they introduced the Micropacer, a computer-equipped runner that is the common ancestor to all "smart" shoes. It seems charmingly simplistic now, but in 1984 this was as good as it got.

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