Nike Piks please #JUSTDONTDOIT

Nike’s 'Air Force 1 low' pays homage to the Goddess of Victory

Definition

In ancient Greek civilization, Nike (/ˈnki/; Ancient Greek: Νίκηlit. ‘victory’

Nike has been ridiculed online for photos of a new line of trainers that feature Greek lettering to spell out the brand name.

Nike’s 'Air Force 1 low' pays homage to the Goddess of VictoryAccording to Sneaker News, the trainers in question are an upcoming release, due to be dropped on the Nike website soon, have supposedly made in homage to the winged Goddess of Victory, Nike, in Greek mythology.

The trainers are a modified pair of white Air Force 1 Lows. The shoes feature textured leather and an extended mesh tongue that appear to represent wings. Inside the shoe, the Ancient Greek definition of the Goddess Nike has is printed on the insole.

On the heel of the left shoe, the word Nike has been embroidered in Greek looking letters using silver thread. Meanwhile, on the right shoe, a palm branch has been heightened to represent victory and there lies the problem.

Nike’s 'Air Force 1 low' pays homage to the Goddess of VictoryNike’s 'Air Force 1 low' pays homage to the Goddess of VictoryWhen your company “NIKE” named after a Greek word, make sure you get the spelling correct on your new pair of shoes. The correct spelling is “NIKH”

It’s not Piks, as seen below

Letter
Upper, lower
Name Pronounced When speaking,
sounds like
Π, π pi pee the letter p

 

Twitter has gone viral with the mistake we Greeks have only one hashtag for NIKE

https://twitter.com/TheVentGoblin/status/1402695996451213320?s=19

#justdontdoit

 

A change.org page has been setup to send to Nike

Nikes Air Force Lows

https://www.change.org/p/nike-calling-nike-to-retract-air-force-1-goddess-of-victory-9fafaa63-86a9-494a-8d77-ccd28f52a381