Open Mike: Pogo Parkour

The athletes of X-Pogo have turned a childhood toy into an extreme sport.
2:53 | 05/20/14

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Mike," going to have you springing with joy this morning. You have to see these incredible athletes. You won't believe the tricks they're able to do on pogo sticks. The latest viral video has over 200,000 hits. Let's take a look. ? now, Lara says that's how she gets to work every morning, everybody. Now, we have jumpers from that one believable video. Nick Ryan, CEO and founder of x-pogo this morning. That's a way to make an entrance. Good morning, nick. How are you? Good morning. Step back. Give them some room here. We all remember pogo sticks as kids. How did it turn into this? Basically, we've created this new sport called x-pogo, taking the childhood stick and turning it into an extreme pogo sticks. These are serious pogo sticks. They're full of air instead of springs. They can go ten feet in the air. That's the kind you say you were needing. I needed a bigger spring as a kid. This is how you can get down to business. What was the sport grown into? It's a young lifestyle, the way skateboarding and bmx did. Now, it's expanded. We have international competition coming up across three countries in three months. It's huge. And here in times square. Michael is going to give it a L. You are? You are the best guy, then. David looks like he's interested, as well. What do we need to know to kick it off if we were to become interested in this? You have to find a stick that suits you. Make sure it's the right size. There's sticks for all sizes now. And make sure you practice. Start small and go big. And soon, you'll be flipping like these guys. I'll give it a whirl. Hold on. Whoa. I like that one. I can jump over that without the pogo stick, if that's what you want. This is really -- Is this how you're getting uptown today? Yes. As soon as I'm done with this, I have to take one of these uptown. Is that okay? It looks like a lot of fun. I'm going to try one. Can I borrow one? I'm going to take your mic away. Hang on. I'm going to hold your hands. Okay. Get on tight. All right. Pretty good. Now, you just got to flip.

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