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Nike Invents A “Shoe” For Athletes With Prosthetic Limbs

When it comes to their gear, most athletes don’t have to resort to DIY. But self-customization was the reality for amputee athletes who needed soles for their prosthetic running blades, like competitive runner and marathoner Sarah Reinertsen. But since 2006, Nike has been working with Reinertsen and leading prosthetics maker Ossur to create a sole that interlocks with the company’s Flex-Run Foot. The latest product of that collaboration was announced today.

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