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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.
Usually I wear the Nimbus or Cloud models of Asics shoes, but this pair has not held up well and did not fit well out of the box.Published 3 months ago by firedogg
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 6 months ago by Mark Foo