All signs pointed to the return of the Nike MAG in 2015. But as the highly anticipated date of Oct. 21 came and went, it was only Michael J. Fox that got a pair—the rest of us were told by Nike that we'd have to wait until Spring 2016. It's a few seasons late but an auto-lacing version of the MAG has finally been made available to the public via charity raffle. Tickets are available here now, and the winners will be notified on Oct. 17. In the meantime, you can take a closer look at the shoe’s history.
Back when the shoe returned in 2011, we spoke at great length with the shoe’s creator, Tinker Hatfield, and the developer that helped make its original comeback a reality, Tiffany Beers. Here are 15 things you may not have known about the infamous shoe.