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Bowerman and the Men of Oregon

The Story of Oregon"s Legendary Coach and Nike"s Cofounder

by Kenny Moore

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  • 25 Currently reading

Published by Rodale Books .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Biography And Autobiography,
  • Running,
  • Biography & Autobiography,
  • Biography / Autobiography,
  • Biography/Autobiography,
  • Business,
  • Running & Jogging,
  • Sports - General,
  • Sports & Recreation / Running & Jogging

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages480
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8879624M
    ISBN 101594867313
    ISBN 109781594867316

    Although the book is predominantly about Bowerman, it also covers the stories of his most famous athletes, the history of Nike and the ups and downs and trials and tribulations of developing high performance athletic shoes, the Rajneesh episode in Oregon, track history and politics, and the tragic events of the Olympics. In Bowerman: and the men of Oregon, Kenny Moore, a world-class marathon runner and one of Bowerman's Oregon men, tells the story of his mentor and hero, drawing on years of taped interviews and the full cooperation of the Bowerman family and Nike, the company that Bowerman helped to found through his invention of the waffle-soled running shoe.4/5(1).

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In Bowerman and the Men of Oregon, Kenny Moore tells the story of famed Oregon track and field coach Bill Bowerman. Moore, a former Bowerman athlete, could have repackaged his story as a history of American track and field -- such was Bowerman's importance to /5.

BOWERMAN AND THE MEN OF OREGON by Kenny Moore is one such book. At its surface, the book is the story of the University of Oregon’s legendary Track & Field Coach and Nike’s (yes, that Nike®) co-founder. At its core, however, this book illustrates a /5(). Bowerman and the Men of OregonNo man has affected more runners in more ways than Bill Bowerman.

During his year tenure as track coach at the University of Oregon, he won four national team titles and his athletes set 13 world and 22 American records. He also ignited the jogging boom Brand: Potter/Ten Speed/Harmony/Rodale.

BOWERMAN AND THE MEN OF OREGON by Kenny Moore is one such book. At its surface, the book is the story of the University of Oregon’s legendary Track & Field Coach and Nike’s (yes, that Nike®) co-founder. At its core, however, this book illustrates a /5(74).

In Bowerman: The Wings of Nike, Kenny Moore, a world-class marathon runner and one of Bowerman's Oregon men, tells the story of his mentor and hero, drawing on years of taped interviews and the full cooperation of the Bowerman family and Nike, the company that Bowerman helped to found through his invention of the waffle-soled running shoe.4/5(4).

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He also ignited the jogging boom, invented the waffle-sole running shoe that helped establish Nike, and coached the US track and field team 4/5(4). Bowerman had a very good friend and colleagues in Arthur Lydiard (national coach) that he wanted to spend some time with and pick his brain on the methodology and philosophy of running (see pages from the book, "Bowerman and the men of Oregon".

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Book Review: Bowerman & the Men of Oregon Posted by Mark Iocchelli Filed Under: Book Reviews, Gift Ideas for Runners.

This book has something for everyone. I’m giving it five Nike es out of five. Bill Bowerman coached the University of Oregon track team (“the Ducks”) for 25 years, but is most famous for co-founding Nike and coaching Steve Prefontaine.

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Nobody is more qualified to write about the life of Bill Bowerman than Kenny Moore, a brilliant writer who knew him intimately. Moore, a decent but not great high school runner, ran for the University of Oregon and under Bowerman's guidance improved enough to place 4th in the Olympic marathon.

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Bowerman and his athletes' philosophy and stories were documented by Kenny Moore. Moore wrote the book Bowerman and the Men of Oregon and practiced journalism, most notably for Sports Illustrated. He also was the screenwriter with Robert Towne for Without Limits, a movie that told the story of Prefontaine and Bowerman.

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