One of the most iconic shoes to ever come out of the Adidas factory. The Stan Smith’s are to date the best selling Adidas shoe with over 40 million being sold since their release in 1972. Get excited, they are expected to come out January 2014. But many of you may be thinking, who is Stan Smith?
Smith is a California born Tennis legend. He was the number one tennis player in the world in 1972 when he won Wimbledon. Not only did he claim the worlds best singles player during that year but he set many records as a participant in doubles play with Bob Lutz during that same period.
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Stan set a landmark for the world when he laced up the first pair of leather shoes ever to step on a tennis court. That was in 1971. It would only take another year for Stan to put on an Adidas shoe to take Wimbledon (1972).
Written by Cameron Muir / Creative Boys Club Editor in California, EUA