PF Flyers honors a tradition in comfort and remains true to the brand’s original vision by creating premium, classic sneakers, deeply rooted in authentic American Style. Check out how PF continues to Run Faster, Jump Higher through the decades.LEARN OUR STORY
Inventor Hyman L. Witman is granted a U.S. patent for “posture foundation” arch support.
B.F. Goodrich launches PF canvas shoe featuring Posture Foundation arch support.
PF introduces their first kids’ collection — PF Flyers — just in time for the arrival of the Baby Boomers.
The PF women’s line launches, offering women coordinating skirt-and-shoe sets.
PF Flyers are standard-issue military footwear for certain outfits
PF Flyers becomes the first brand to enlist an all-star athlete — Boston Celtics’ Bob Cousy — to market a pair of sneakers. This year, 14 million pairs of PF Flyers are sold.
PF Magic Shoe Adventure comic book and TV show launches. Even on the moon, PF helps kids run faster, jump higher.
20% of all canvas sneakers worn are PF’s.
The son of baseball legend Hammerin’ Hank Aaron wears his Flyers in a PF ad in Boys’ Life magazine.
B.F. Goodrich leaves the shoe business and sells PF Flyers to Eltra Corporation, the parent company of Converse.
In response to anti-trust concerns of the Justice Department, both Converse and PF Flyers are sold. The brand lays dormant from 1975-2000.
PF Flyers roars into pop culture relevance thanks to the nostalgia-soaked baseball classic, “The Sandlot.”
New Balance purchases PF Flyers and begins the process of reviving the brand.
The beloved Sandlot sneaker is re-launched.
PF celebrates its 75th anniversary.
For The Sandlot movie’s 20th anniversary, PF launches the Secret Weapon Sandlot sneaker, a replica of the exact shoe worn by Benny in the movie.
PF re-launches the iconic rambler in a collaboration with American menswear designer, Todd Snyder.
PF Flyers gets back to their roots in domestic manufacturing, launching the Made In USA collection.
The All American is relaunched. PF Flyers heritage meets New Balance performance technology in the newly redesigned All American.
The 25th Anniversary Sandlot Center Hi is released to celebrate 25 years of the classic baseball film. Run Faster. Jump Higher. Play Ball.
To celebrate PF’s heritage in sports, PF and New Balance baseball partnered to launch a truly unique performance cleat that celebrates our roots of Run Faster, Jump Higher.
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