NIKE AIR MAX. The characteristic feature of the Nike Air Max line is an airbag placed in the sole, which guarantees outstanding cushioning and comfort. The shock-absorption technology was established in 1979, and its father is M. Frank Rudy - an aerospace engineer working for NASA . In 1987 he revealed his patent for the first time. Since then the airbag in Nike Air Max is visible as a transparent window in the back of the shoe. Air Max 1987 line went through more than 40 models, many of whom became legends among sneakerheads and fans of sports shoes. There are more and more fans of the Nike Air Max line everywhere around the world and there is no wonder, because besides of the great history of the model, it's is simply just great shoe.