Adidas Spring-Loaded Shoe Launches Runners Forward [Pics]
New sneakers modeled after pole vaults give athletes a helping hand on the track.
Adidas is trying to give runners an advantage on the track with these spring-loaded running shoes that are said to give a much higher energy return than your average sports shoe. It’s called the Springblade and it will definitely put a bounce in your step.
Featuring 16 forward angled blades made out of a high-tech polymer, the highly elastic design reacts to any environment, compressing and releasing energy to create an effect that feels like you have springs under your feet – which isn’t far from the truth.