Bill Bowerman, Nike Shoemaker

There may be a no bigger name in track than Bill Bowerman. In 24 years, he trained 31 Olympians, 51 All-Americans, and 12 world record holders. Sixteen of them ran sub-four-minute miles. He helped create Nike, one of the biggest companies in the world. As Nike’s co-founder, he created the Cortez model shoe and the Waffle Racer with his own