Iconic Nike waffle shoes worn by legendary distance runner Steve Prefontaine up for auction

The Sotheby’s auction site claims this is the first time a pair of Prefontaine-worn sneakers has been publicly sold.

PORTLAND, Ore. — For the first time ever, a pair of Nike Oregon Waffle shoes worn by distance runner Steve Prefontaine are up publicly for sale. 

The shoes were listed on the auction site, Sothebys.com, with a minimum bid of $100,000 reserve. Within a day, that reserve was met and the cheapest they will sell for is that amount. The shoes are also on display in New York as part of Sotheby’s sports memorabilia auction dubbed “Invictus,” which features a variety of athletes who’ve had a deep

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