Bowerman Waffle Iron Shoe (l, Cullen Collection)
Mark Covert Moon Shoe (r, Geller Collection)
by Mark Cullen
To be clear, three pairs of Nikes were ahead of Covert's in that same race, but Covert's were the first with the waffle sole that transformed the industry. Well over 40 years later, the runners I coach wear their direct descendants.
Bowerman Backyard Shoe (Geller), Bowerman Waffle Iron Shoe (Cullen) ,
Mark Covert Moon Shoe (Geller)
|Moon Shoes from Geller's Definitive Collection|
Backyard Moon Shoe in front
Blue Moon Shoes - back row
Covert Moon Shoes (l) and Progressive White Moon Shoes (r) - middle row
My collection pales in comparison to Geller’s in terms of numbers, yet I do have some gems. I surprised Geller by bringing the three pairs of my shoes which best represent the development of Nike and its transition from Blue Ribbon Sports:
|Two Peas in a Pod|
Well, in a bank vault, actually.
Trackerati with Bowerman Waffle Iron Shoe and ShoeZeum with Mark Covert Moon Shoe
Photo credit: perplexed bank guard.
We can't go on meeting like this.
Actually, we can.