Tinker Hatfield

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 Tinker Hatfield

The Swoosh

By: Trevor Lowery

Tinker Hatfield is the designer of Nikes most popular athletic shoe designs. He has designed Jordans, Nikes, for all kinds of sports. He is Nike's Vice President for Design and Special Projects.

Now because of Hatfield's design's, Basketball Star's Have signed with Nike and Jordan to have there own Shoe line. Such as Michael Jordan, Kevin Durant, and Lebron James.

After Highschool Hatfiels attended Oregon University, where he ran track for the Co -founder of Nike "Bill Bowerman."

Hatfield was born on April 30, 1952, in Hillsboro Oregon. He attended Central Linn Highschool and played Basketball, Football, and Track and Field. This led him to be the 1970 Prep Athlete of the Year.

Original Designs

Hatfield joined Nike in 1981, in 1985 he wanted and started on shoe design. It was then, when he thought his skills could be taken to the next level. He soon developed the Nike Air Max's, and helped design the Air Mags, as worn by Marty McFly, from Back to the Future 2.

Hatfield has been designing shoes ever since. He has designed Nike Running, Basketball, Football, and etc. He has also helped design the Air Jordan 3-15. Now because of Hatfield Nike, and Jordan's are like what they are today

Facts - Did you know that most of Hatfields designs atract sneakerheads from everywhere.- Carolyn Davidson created the Nike Swoosh in 1971


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