29 Aug '16, 7pm

Here's exactly how much Nike dominates American track and field.

In 1996, track clubs were all the rage, and Carl Lewis's Santa Monica Track Club was at the forefront. While not all track clubs had the same sponsorship, premier athletes like Lewis ran in Nike apparel, similar to Dan O'Brien of Foot Locker Athletic Club and Jackie Joyner-Kersee of Honda Track Club. If you only take brands into account, that Nike medal count increases to 17 in 1996.

Full article: http://www.flotrack.org/article/45668-this-is-how-much-ni...

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