Nail loss from toe stubbage is a major medical issue that causes discomfort and effects up to 13% of the global population/year .
With the increasing scarcity of footbag shoes (Lavers, Quantums, Gunits, ect) it is becoming ever more important to extend the life of your shoes as long as possible. One common problem that causes an otherwise decent pair of shoes to be retired is the dreaded instep tear.
This year marks my 10th anniversary of playing freestyle footbag. I was first exposed to footbag through my older cousin Andrew, an old school freestyler that had played throughout the late 90s and early 2000s primarily in our local Edmonton hack circle scene. He had all his basic stalls and kicks down and could link around the worlds, clippers, mirages, legovers, and osis with ease. During my late teen years Andrew started bring me out to kick with him every once and a while, but I didn’t get into freestyle until later. My first footbag was a twisted Hacky Sack […]