>Seems like Nike has gone over board. I play chess, do you think I
>buy a special pair of shoes for that ? Or can I get a cross trainer
>running and chess ? It all seems blown way out of proportion that you
>a different shoe for every thing. I know a little about shoes, and
>what I know you only really ned two pairs. One for forward
>jumping, etc.) and one for side to side motion (tennis, racquetball,
>Yes, there are some sports that require some special shoes, but I
>think only on an olympic level, and maybe not to the degree they have.
>Equipment can help, but it is the desire/hunger and toughness that
>get you places.
Then again, Nike once broadcast a spot that featured people barfing to Iggy
and the Stooges' "Search and Destroy," so who's to say what they might try
>> Sorry, I missed it. i still do not see it. I thought he meant Nike is a
>> joke. I am little slow. Please forgive me.
>I think the key to getting this one is the implausibility that Nike would
>expect their target market to get a reference as obscure as Thomas Paine's
>seminal pamphlet Common Sense (which IIRC had one of the great leads of all
>time, "These are the times that try men's souls.")
>Then again, Nike once broadcast a spot that featured people barfing to Iggy
>and the Stooges' "Search and Destroy," so who's to say what they might try