I just saw a video of this newfangled pogo stick on CNN, and thought it was pretty darn incredible. Apparently, the stick gets users 5-7 feet off the ground (instead of the traditional 1 foot max vertical) because the new edition has abandoned the traditional spring system for air spring. I'm not sure exactly what that means, but the videos are pretty astounding. People seem to be able to leap over cars, and walls in a single hop, and they even seem to be free-style pogo-ing with almost skateboard-like grace. Of course, getting your legs on one might cost you a pretty penny. Prices on the site seem to be upwards of $350. Click here to see the CNN video, and here if you're looking to purchase.
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January 29, 2007 - 04:25am