SHOE DOG – PHIL KNIGHT


In 1962, a man with a big dream started blue ribbon with fifty dollars borrowed from his father. In the following years, blue ribbon shoes captured the American shoe market but a storm followed. A series of legal battles followed which left blue ribbon and it’s manufacturer wounded. From the ashes of blue ribbon, nike emerged. Today, one man’s dream has morphed into the world’s biggest footwear giant. Nike had approximately 30 billion dollars in sale last year. Now, Phil Knight, the man behind the world famous swoosh tells us his story of his various hardships, his self determination and courage, how he faced titanic odds but still emerged victorious. He highlights the importance of friendship even in unlikely places like business. This book is truly a masterpiece