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Power Boots enable a human to run at 22mph

Power Boots enable a human to run at 22mph
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A few years ago we ran a story on the Russian-built Saigak Power Boots, which enabled a human wearing them to achieve nearly 22 mph while running. We could never quite understand what happened to the boots as they disappeared from view and … now we know – they were too unsafe in the wrong hands.

The New York Times has an excellent article on Viktor Gordeyev’s petrol-burning seven league boots and why they never got to market and an array of images that we’re sure will fire the imagination of more than a few New Atlas readers.

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