Cushion of steel puts the spring in high heels

Coghlan, A.
March 1992
New Scientist;3/21/92, Vol. 133 Issue 1813, p22
Describes a new shoe developed by Jerry Loader that uses strips of springy steel 2 centimeters across and 3.5 centimeters thick which curve round on themselves to support the wearer's heel. Advantage of using a spring heel; Will support 130-kilogram person.


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