In 1981, Nike produced a new racing shoe to expand the range of running footwear products. This pair of nike air max discount designed for the use of the palm in the palm or the palm of the road to the way to run the game design, and the use of Nike's leading cushioning technology at the time Air Technology. It is following the 1979 Nike Air Tailwind after the second pair of the use of this technology shoes. The new prototype of the newly designed running shoes is called the Curved Air Racer, which uses a specific air pressure throughout the soles of the feet to optimize the performance of the competition. Before the release, the name of the pair of shoes was changed to Air Mariah (some say it is named after the wind).
Nike in 1988 again released this shoe, brought Mariah the most well-known color (white, blue and infrared). Which also opened a new stage of Nike Air Max Discounted design, Nike will continue to run the cushioning technology to a new level, and in 1991 released two new Nike Air Icarus and Nike Air Max 180. Air Mariah's color has become synonymous with this period and the key gear of running fashion revival.