Nike Free: Tales from the Kitchen

Tales from the Kitchen: NIKE FREE

Nike's Innovation Kitchen has cooked up some of the sports world's greatest products and technologies. Tales From The Kitchen Episode 2 takes a fun look inside the story of the birth of one of it's best 'recipes', NIKE FREE.

Cartoon Nike Free Origins

Tobie Hatfield, the Director of Innovation at Nike in the early 2000s with a group of colleagues began a journey to find a way to bring to life the concept of training barefoot, a technique that helps strengthen the foot. Their goal was to create a product that replicated barefoot training while offering the support and traction of a lightweight performance shoe.

 This is the story of the birth of NIKE FREE.

Tobie Hatfield

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