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October 14th
Flight School: Nike Air Assault

First released in 1988, the Nike Air Assault has a very bold high cut, a very wide and sturdy Air Jordan III sole and midsole. While mostly flying under the radar, the shoe was re-released in 2007 and many sneakerheads were displeased with the updated design changes in the newer version. However, the┬áNike Air Assault’s true legacy is in influencing later designs for other shoes, as its safari print is the DNA that keeps this shoe living on.