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On the evolution of sneaker tech, from 1933 on

These shoes are made for running. Born to run. Sarah Chodosh Legend has it that, in the late 1800s, students eluded their headmasters in stealthy rubber-soled shoes, earning the kicks the name “sneakers.” That vulcanized rubber was the first in a string of foot-friendly features that shaved minutes off marathon times. Over the last century, improvements…