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Use - As suggested by the name, the jumping spike is perfect for long jump matches. It offers a good amount of support and responsiveness, propelling the jumper forward for robust performance.
Spike Type - Similar to the Nike Zoom Rival M 9, pyramid pins are best paired with the jumping shoe. These spikes are intended to dig into the track surface, delivering a stable yet powerful leaping performance.
Spike Plate - Equipped to the outsole of the track shoe is a Pebax® plate. It has a six-pin placement, accommodating the changeable pins of the jumping spike. This configuration also aids in addressing the different needs of the contenders.
Intended to deliver a better grip on the track surface, the Pebax® plate of the jump shoe has been reconfigured. It now sports a plate design with a six-pin placement.
The rest of the track shoe's makeup is patterned after the previous model. For instance, it incorporates a full-length EVA midsole for shock attenuation and pronounced comfort.
Complementing the shoe’s spike plate is the Evertrack rubber. It is a high-strength rubber outsole, promoting good grip and resistance from abrasive track elements.
The Puma Evospeed Long Jump 4 is only offered in men’s sizing scheme. It is designed using the standard width, thus women are advised to deduct 1.5 from their usual size preference.
Affecting the fit of the long jump shoe are the mesh upper and EVA sockliner. The mesh material has foot-hugging characteristics that heighten lockdown. For added support and durability, an EVA insole is deployed on the midsole.
Almost a staple among all track spikes, a Pebax® plate is equipped to the outsole of the Evospeed Long Jump 4. It is made of a thermoplastic polymer which exhibits a good blend of both rigidity and flexibility. Both of these elements are fundamental in optimizing durability and comfort. The plate maintains minimal weight, preventing drag.
To better the grip and sturdiness of the jumping platform, Evertrack rubber is added to its composition. This rubber compound is pliable and strong, promoting amplified protection. It also protects the foot from any injury with its shock-mitigating qualities.
As mentioned, the midsole of the Puma Evospeed Long Jump 4 is furnished with an EVA foam. It runs full-length and presents high-strength properties. The footbed is able to withstand natural wear and tear with its construction. It also offers the right amount of rebound and cushions the foot for pronounced comfort.
Mesh material comprises the upper of the Evospeed Long Jump 4. It is highly flexible, following the natural pattern and contours of the foot. This attribute enables improved security and support. Perforations are also engineered to the mesh material, acting as the ventilation system of the track shoe. Sufficient airflow is permitted within the foot chamber for a healthy foot environment.