30 Apr '16, 11pm

Run Journal - Phil Knight Interprets His Life in His Memoir: By JEFF BENJAMIN for

Run Journal - Phil Knight Interprets His Life in His Memoir: By JEFF BENJAMIN for

By JEFF BENJAMIN for RunBlogRun.com To paraphrase Frank Sinatra, Phil Knight most definitely did it "His Way". His life story, usually beings with his running roots at the University of Oregon, under Bill Bowerman. Then, his life story moves to his creation of Blue Ribbon Sports, which transformed gigantically into Nike. This story has been told, by others, along with a certain amount of epiphany-style anecdotes for years now. Perhaps the closest running-related early Nike formation story was written by Kenny Moore, in his wonderful book, "Bowerman and the Men of Oregon". Yet through the years, trying to get it from the Man himself just wasn't happening, and what anyone did get was just tidbits and some brief flashbacks. Until now. In what can be best described as a final, "let's get it right" chronicle, the creator and 50 year CEO of the company (Knight recently stepped d...

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