Nike celebrates the 27-year anniversary of the timeless Air Max 1 today with the special Air Max Day campaign. Designed by the renowned Tinker Hatfield, the Air Max 1 was a game-changing runner when it first debuted in 1987 and continues to be a staple sneaker from the Swoosh's catalog.

In honor of Air Max Day, Sole Collector takes us to school and gives us a little history lesson about the Nike runner. From the inspiration behind the sneaker to the development of the Nike Air technology and the evolution of the Air Max 1 design, Sole Collector highlights some interesting facts that you were probably never aware of. Peep the video to learn more.

If this is how Nike and the sneaker community are going to ring in 27 for the Air Max, imagine the 30-year anniversary. We can't wait to find out.