Innovation from adidas Springblade

Electricity 560x218Have you seen these wacky adidas Springblade running shoes yet? The idea is certainly innovative and revolutionary, but will people buy them? They look like they would certainly work on the track, but we wonder how effective they would be for everyday use.

Springblade is the first running shoe engineered specifically to help propel runners forward. Springblade’s radical design delivers Explosive Energy in every step with 16 individually tuned Energy Blades that provide one of the highest energy returns in the industry.

They’re now available in bright “Electricity” styles, which makes us happy because like everything in life, we like our sneakers unique and loud. Some NFL superstars were given a peek of these new runners back before the season, and the video below captures their reaction :

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