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In 1949, Mr. Kihachiro Onitsuka began his athletic footwear company (Onitsuka Co., Ltd.) by manufacturing basketball shoes out of his living room in Kobe, Japan. He chose the name ASICS for his company in 1977, based on a famous Latin phrase "Anima Sana In Corpore Sano," which, when translated, expresses the ancient ideal of "A Sound Mind in a Sound Body." Taking the acronym of this phrase, ASICS was founded on the belief that the best way to create a healthy and happy lifestyle is to promote total health and fitness. Today, ASICS offers a full line of performance-driven athletic shoes and technical active sports apparel and accessories dedicated to bringing harmony to the body and soul.
Got my first pair more than 6 years ago, and since then, have stuck to this model and width ever since to fit my feet (short, high arch, wide, pronated). Perfect!Published 1 month ago by Mark Foo
I love these shoes and run all the time in them. I run a lot and they never leave my feet, legs, or the rest of my body sore for that matter. I highly recommend them.Published 2 months ago by countersniper82
I have had these shoes three years, They just now are coming apart. I did swap the laces for white. They looked great once they got a little dirty.Published 3 months ago by Garrett A Fratesi