the Nike Air Force 1, Created by legendary Nike designer Bruce Kilgore, was first released in 1982. They were named after the airplane that the President of the United States travels in and were the first Nike shoe that featured Air technology. Although Air Force 1 shoes are currently available in low, mid, and high models they were originally only available in high and low. Both models featured a toebox absent of perforated holes and had mesh side panels. Also, the Air Force 1 High model featured a innovative strap that aimed to prevent ankle injuries while playing basketball. Since The Nike Air Force 1 Low Sneaker first release early 80s , it has been released so many times that no collector has one of every pair of the Nike Air Force Ones .