Phil Knight’s days as chairman at Nike may be coming to an end, but he’s left a legacy as the brand’s co-founder that will never be forgotten. As he prepares to step away from the company he helped create, he’s written a memoir that's a first-hand account of how he went from selling shoes out of the back of a station wagon to building one of the most recognizable brands in the world. We researched this just-published book, Shoe Dog, to learn more. Below are 18 interesting facts from Nike's history in Knight's own words.