The origins of Nike, the biggest sportswear brand in the world, have been thoroughly documented over the years.

Originally founded as Blue Ribbon Sports in 1964 by University of Oregon track coach Bill Bowerman and mid-distance runner Phil Knight, Nike's history is riddled with some of the most interesting trivia, which we've dug up for our new quiz.

We've appended many anecdotes from the Swoosh archive onto the e-pages of Highsnobiety over the years, not limited to a history of Nike's HTM marque"The Building That Inspired the Nike Air Max 1," and a history of the Air Force 1, but now it's time to see how closely you've been reading.

So, how well do you know Nike? Test your knowledge below, and stay posted for more Highsnobiety quizzes soon...

  • Slide 1 & 7:Fast Company
  • Slide 3:Rise of Sneaker Culture
  • Slide 4:Google Patents
  • Slide 5, 6, & 11:Nike
  • Slide 8 - Mark Parker:Getty Images
  • Slide 8 - Hiroshi Fujiwara:A Continuous Lean
  • Slide 8 - Tinker Hatfield:Designboom
  • Silde 9:University of Oregon
  • Slide 10 & 13:Yahoo
  • Slide 12:NASA
  • Main & Featured Image:Thomas Welch /

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