The Story of Nike Internationalist
Nike Internationalist is a classic from the 80s, from quite a way back.If you’ve not come across it yet, then you were probably either too busy watching cartoons or weren’t born yet, which is why we’re giving you an insight into the history of the Nike Internationalist.
Nike originally produced this shoe as a long-distance running shoe. Nike Internationalist first caught everyone’s attention at the 1982 New York Marathon when running legend Alberto Salazar crossed the finishing line as the winner with a pair of these on his feet.
If you've seen the classic film "The Breakfast Club", you’ve probably noticed that the character Brian Johnson, played by Anthony Michael Hall wears a pair of Nike InternationalistIt was this appearance that made the trainers even more popular and they almost developed into a cult shoe all by themselves.
International status for the Nike International
The retro look, which has hardly changed since the beginning, is stunning and a real favourite.The upper material of the Nike Internationalist is made from leather, textile and mesh, which means its super light and flexible.The soft sponge EVA midsole that provides a lightweight cushioning is super comfortable.This comfort is further enhanced by the rubber sole with its waffle profile, which provides the necessary traction and hard-wearing durability.The Nike Internationalist can really handle a lot and is suitable for use as a running shoe over hundreds of kilometres.But today you’ll often find that wearing the Nike Internationalist in cafes, clubs and streets is a lifestyle choice.These trainers are popular among women because the fit is fabulous and sleek and they look great when worn with skinny jeans. The Nike Internationalist is a model for both men and women, and is an indispensable part of the Nike sportswear collection.It comes in many different styles, from the original blue and gold Colorway to eye-catching prints and even the new mid-top version.
Nike Internationalist at Foot Locker
For those of you among us who go for the understated look, the Nike Internationalist comes in black and white in several different designs.For those who prefer a pair of trainers that really stand out and make for an eye-catching outfit, Foot Locker has some great Colorways such as blue and purple, grey and pink or even a smart burgundy. If your purchase is over €85, we will ship your Nike Internationalist shoes to your home address free of charge.You have many payment options including PayPal, MasterCard, VISA, DEAL, Bank Transfer, giro pay or Sofort Banking. If you want to stay up to date on trainer trends with Nike shoes and other brands, then subscribe to the Foot Locker Europe Newsletter on the home page. Read less