NBA Bans High Jumping Shoes – Guarantees Brisk Sales

The myth of the shoe that makes you jump higher has always been around. This new one from Athletic Propulsion Labs seems to be the most legit however, with CBS carrying the story and Chris Ballard of SI even doing a test to see if it works (conclusion: didn’t work for him, but his friend seems to swear by it).

The only thing I’m sure of is that getting banned from the NBA virtually guarantees success for this company, and if it was public I’d buy stocks right away. They know this too, of course. Their website even proudly proclaims this fact.

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Kixology Interviewed on BallEx

Kixology is a local blog featuring kicks of all shapes, sizes, brands, designs and everything in a local setting. So I always wanted to get an insight into the local kicks scene, and how a, uhmm, kicker, thinks. Well, here he is. He’s into his thing, he can write, and he’s local (which incidentally, are the key ingredients to a successful blog btw).

And so without further ado, I bring to you Martin of explaining to clueless me as to what the shoe scene is all about:

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Only 6 Nike LeBron Witness VI Gold Medal Packs for Pinoys

Nike’s at it again. Only 114 of these will be made, and only 6 to be released in the Philippines.

That’s right.

On November 7, 2008, Nike will release 6 of the limited edition LeBron James VI Gold Medal Pack through a special raffle sale. It will be sold for Php 16,000. The LBJ Gold Medal Pack commemorates the success of LeBron James and Team USA in the 2008 Beijing games. There will only be 114 pairs in the world and November 7 is a chance for shoe collectors to get one of their own.

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Shoes that Glow In The Dark + Shoes that Detect Wifi

That’s right. The “Illuminated Confusion”: Nike Dunk High Custom from Evolved Footwear features “a hand engraved “confusion” pattern print and neon green light up lateral sides that either blink or glow solid as seen in the video. Each light runs on one AAA battery that is also included. If worn with care they should not need to be replaced other than the batteries. A custom box is included.

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