The pogo stick was invented in 1918 and hasn't changed much since- until now. The Flybar 1200 is like a pogo Stick on steroids, and was built to support the weight, strength, and demands of a world-class athlete. Fit co-ordinated humans can jump higher than five feet and people have been known to get nearly 8 feet of air using the aircraft-grade aluminium Flybar. Manufactured by the same company that invented the pogo stick, the "mobile exercise and stunt bar" uses an elastomeric spring system (12 big rubber bands to you) to capture and release energy and the springing feels similar to a trampoline in operation. As the elastomeric system is adjustable, the Flybar 1200 can be adjusted to accommodate riders of varying ages, weight and skill levels.
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