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05/20/2004

Force Triggered Vertical Shoe

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  The fact is everyone who plays basketball dreams of dunking a ball.
  The shoe compromises of a special force triggered spring mechanism which contracts right after activation.
  How do you activate it?
  When we jump, the force we apply towards the ground is much harder than when we are running or moving about. If you look at MJ when he takes off, he literally slams his foot into the ground, that force downwards allows him to go upwards. So when you slam your foot onto the ground, the device picks it up, and releases a springing action similar to how a mouse trap is activated. The timing of the ejection and contraction action is so powerful that the shoe is back to normal even before you land.
  This should be able to increase your vertical by a good 12-15 inches. Block shots, rebound, dunk..you name it..just jump like you normally do and naturally it causes a mild slam on the ground..(it'll take some practice on the thing).
  The device will be a compact mechanism built into the front section of the shoe where most people use to jump. (I hope you dont jump with your heels.)
  Oh yeah...careful not to slam your foot on the ground if you miss a shot.
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