24 Inspirational Quotes By Bill Bowerman
Co-founder of Nike, Inc.
Portland, Oregon, U.S.
Founder / Co Founder:
Bill Bowerman is one of the most well-known American sports personalities. Apart from being the co-founder of the popular shoe brand ‘Nike Inc.’ Bowerman’s name goes down in the American history as one of the best track and field coaches. Bowerman had a burning passion for football since he was in high school. He started playing for the ‘University of Oregon,’ where he discovered his love for coaching. He started teaching biology and continued coaching young men for the game as well. He also served his country as a 2nd lieutenant during the ‘Pearl Harbour’ attack, in 1941. He became the head track coach at the ‘University’ in 1948 and discovered ‘jogging’ as a fitness technique. He wrote several articles and books to spread the word. He started designing athletic shoes and opened his own company ‘Nike Inc’ in 1964. The Bowerman award was created in 2009 to honor him. Some of his quotes on football, motivation, inspiration, sports, running, team, body, athlete, winner, giving, etc.