These boots were made for leaping

时间:2019-03-06 05:11:06166网络整理admin

By Nick Allen in Moscow FANCY wearing seven-league boots? It’s no fairytale: a team of Russian engineers has developed “Quickwalker” boots, which allow you to leap over obstacles 2 metres high, take 4-metre strides and reach speeds of up to 60 kilometres an hour. “Speed is not the ultimate goal. Their main function is to reduce the muscular exertion required to run,” says their inventor, Viktor Gordeyev, one of a small team of designers from the State Aviation Technical University at Ufa in the southern Urals. Each time the wearer takes a step and puts their weight on one foot,