The History Of Adidas

by:Angelina Sanchez

Who Founded Adidas?

Adidas was founded in 1948 by Adolf Dassler he and his brother Rudolf and if you what to know more keep reading

the history

History and background of Adidas. In 1925, in a small German village, the world got it's first taste of Adidas. It was there, in a village by the name of Herzogenaurach, located 12 miles to the north and the west of Nuremberg, that those simple three stripes were brought to life by adidas' founder, Adolf Adi Dassler.


Adidas and sports go hand in hand, even though the brand has a stronger lifestyle presence now. But when Dassler first started things, he like Nike's Bill Bowerman would decades later made shoes for track and field.People know that Adi Dassler started adidas, but his first footwear brand wasn't called that. It was founded in 1924 and known as Gebrüder Dassler Schuhfabrik. Rolls right off the tongue huh.Jeremy Scott and adidas have been cooking up eccentric ideas together for years, but did you know that they first worked together in 2002? The collab was on a Forum Hi printed with money which bore Scott's face

about Adi Dassler-Rudolf Dassler

Rudolf Dassler 26 March 1898-27 October 1974 and Adi Dassler November 3 1900 – September 6 1978 Adolf Dassler was born in the Bavarian mill town of Herzogenaurach, Germany. He originally trained to be a baker, but when his family started a small shoe-making business, he turned his hand to creating footwear. The family started out making bedroom slippers using scavenged materials such as used tires, old helmets and rucksacks. As his sister cut patterns from canvas, Adolf used his home-made shoe trimmer, which was powered by a bicycle. Herzogenaurach was the German founder of the sportswear company Puma and the older brother of Adidas founder, Adolf "Adi" Dassler. The brothers were partners in a shoe company Adi started, Gebrüder Dassler Schuhfabrik (Dassler Brothers Shoe Factory. Rudi joined in 1924, however the brothers became rivals following World War II and started their own companies in 1948