The Nike Internationalist released as long-distance running sneakers in 1982 during the New York City Marathon. Worn by Marathon legend Alberto Salazar, the Internationalist became a cult silhouette during the 80s. Now designed for lifestyle, these Nike sneakers feature a combination upper with suede and a phylon foam midsole for lightweight cushioning. Did you know they appeared in the classic movie The Breakfast Club?
Originally a long distance running model, the Nike Internationalist debuted in 1982 on the feet of runner, Alberto Salazar, during the New York City Marathon. What was the success of the shoe? Well, Salazar won the race, and the Internationalist then became a must for all types of runners. Today, these sneakers have become a staple in wardrobes, as it can be perfectly combined with all kinds of daily looks. Even if just for a simple walk to your office, the Nike Internationalist will give personality and style to your outfit thanks to its classic and timeless style.