Quickstrike: Tinker Hatfield Explains How He Designed Roger Federer's Signature Sneaker

Part 3 of Quickstrike with legendary Nike designer Tinker Hatfield talks about his creative process and how he designed Roger Federer's sneaker.

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Legendary Nike designer Tinker Hatfield invited Quickstrike's Russ Bengtson and DJ Clark Kent to Nike Campus in Beaverton, Ore. to talk, well, anything and everything Nike related. 

In part 3 of the Tinker interview the living legend discusses his design process and how, sometimes, rejected ideas might just be misunderstood gems waiting to be revisited. They also get into a lengthy discussion on how Roger Federer's signature sneaker, the Vapor 9 Tour, came to fruition in an insanely small amount of time. To see everything they talked about make sure you watch the full episode above.