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IN Sports ON 03 Aug, 2016
When I first heard about this, I was like, "What the frek?" Why would anyone pay for Nike shoes and then hide the logo? I was unable to digest this fact until I came across the reason.
As you know, shoes are the most crucial piece of gear for any athlete. And, most of the times athletes are provided financial footing from big brands like Nike to show off their brand at world events like Olympics.
But some athletes don't want to show the logo of their shoe brand to the world, or they're prohibited from doing so from their footwear sponsors if they wear competing brands.
Move on to next page to read about the curious case of Jeremy Taiwo, a decathlete from Seattle.
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Though he later posted on Facebook that he was only trying to, "hold together a shoe that shouldn't break down within 6 months."
He was allowed from Nike to wear shoes from different brands which were covered by flexible sleeves bearing the Nike logo.