A look inside the adidas Village in Portland

The adidas Village in Portland, OR

The adidas Village in Portland, OR, with the design inspired by the five Olympic rings.  The two buildings in the bottom left of the photo actually used to be a hospital!

During my recent trip up to the Pacific Northwest to compete in a couple of Open tournaments, I was able to stop by the adidas US headquarters in Portland, OR. I was fortunate enough to have been given a tour of the “village” (which was actually converted from an old hospital) along with a behind the scene look at the AIT (adidas Innovation Team). After hours of learning about product, company philosophy and their direction moving forward, there were a couple of things worth noting that jumped out to me.

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