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The following patent was issued by the US Patent and Trademark Office on January 11, 2005.

Jumping Device for Exercise

patent#: US 6840893

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posted on 1/25/2005, patent issued on 1/11/2005

Headless Harry lost his head,
While jumping up upon his bed.

The bounce from the mattress was not enough,
To give himself the perfect jump.
So he shopped around for a special shoe,
And this he found, which he knew would do.

He strapped them to his size 8 feet,
And with them on he felt complete.
But one thing that he did not know,
WIth these shoes the ceiling was too low.

One thing about Harry that I forgot to say,
He is less than a man without a head I'm afraid.
He stands without body or head,
He is just a shoe, a foot, and a leg.

Jumping Device for Exercise

Comments on Jumping Device for Exercise

googleman | Dec 2, 2007 9:02 PM
send me 2 of these as well..

sergio ivan | Dec 5, 2006 2:02 AM
wanna know, how much does it cost, and if you can send it to mexico

Steve-o | Dec 6, 2005 7:01 AM
These things are can be found at www.powerskip.com. This place is Europe and they are rather expensive. Sometimes you can find them on Ebay as well. Just type in powerskip. Still, usually expensive there.

mechy man | Dec 5, 2005 1:01 AM
for all those who want to experience the joys of being mario. (incidently this looks stolen from the mario brothers movie)

DArktaliban | Dec 2, 2005 1:00 AM
are you able to send me some more pictures and do you wanna say me how much this exiting thing is i saw it on TV 2 Jears ago but they didnīt say howq much it is pls sent me some Pictures, how much it is and who does sell things lieke that

Andre Guirard | Nov 3, 2004 5:00 AM
For those of you who asked where you could get one, it's called the "Poweriser" and you can find them at this URL, or in google.

wilson nieves | Nov 2, 2004 3:01 AM
i love to know were to buy one of this exercise divice i can finaly dunk with this me being 5 feet it will be a dream

guillermo | Nov 1, 2004 2:01 AM
I want to know whats the commercial name of the device and where can I buy one tanks

| Dec 9, 2004 3:01 PM
that look tight yall

Dominic Smith | Dec 9, 2004 3:01 PM
I want one of those jumping devices and i want to know where to get one.

W Wan | Dec 7, 2004 10:02 AM
I have seen this on a TV documentary comparing the mobility structure of human being and insects. The guy bounding on with this device look realing great and seemed to have a lot of fun in a basket ball court - slam-dunk is a piece of cake. but not sure whether he needed a safety wire. I would like to own one if it is not too expensive. Anyone one knows the price and any serious accient reports.

koomaster | Dec 3, 2004 10:01 PM
They just used those for a stunt on MTV's RW/RR Inferno challenge. Looks pretty fun, if not a bit dangerous.

GUMMIBARE | Dec 3, 2004 2:01 AM
This would be great to use for jumping those piles produced by the portable toilet would it not?!

Bird | Dec 2, 2004 4:01 PM
I've seen these around San Francisco on several occasions. Normally there are hippies in the vicinity. The users dress in spandex and helmets and it does look like fun. Except that I'm accident prone, so it also looks like an easier way to break my legs, too.

Artemis | Dec 2, 2004 2:01 AM
this looks like fun, id buy some!

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