Moon Shoes…

shoes.jpgMy wife got me these “Moon Shoes” from one of those toy store going out of business sales. According to the literature, they absorb about 60% of the impact while running. I’m not ready to try a 2 mile clip yet, but I think after some modifications these might be fun to go grocery shopping at the mega-mart. Here are a couple pictures. There are some pro-level versions of biped enhancers I’ve seen at conferences with a trained team that does flips and stuff- seems kinda interesting.

0 thoughts on “Moon Shoes…

  1. you should check out shoes from my home town,

    http://www.zcoil.com they make a world of diference i have bad knees and a replaced hip, and these resuse the impact and give you energy return!

    made by a runner/shoe salesman, now a several million dolar business, and growing!

  2. “KanGoo Jumps” are an identical thing: leaf springs attached to RollerBlade boots. I use them with my ferret costume for bouncier motion and lotsa silliness! I don’t jump all that high but everyone asks about them!

    With all the spring-bottom sneakers such as Nike, it’s not so silly after all :-)

    mothis: thanks for the Powerizer links, I thought they were once called “power skips”. That’s beyond my abilities, but I remember seeing a demo of them on the Tonight Show and folks have integrated them into animal-costumes for a digitigrade-effect (walking on your toes like a cat).

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