Extreme Pogo Turns Kids' Toy Into Thrill-Seekers' Sport

May 15, 2014 - 1:00 PM

If you write the rules, they will break them. Welcome to the world of XPOGO, where a child's game is transformed into a thrill-seeking sport.

Instead of merely jumping on a pogostick on a flat surface like an asphalt driveway, XPOGOers take their pogosticks to the tops of roofs, long staircases, and other places for extreme air.  Throw in flips, spins, and more tricks and you have yourself a hardcore pogo jumper.

Inspired by the sports of Parkour and freerunning, these extreme pogoers will go to extreme lengths to achieve the thrill of adrenaline.

Currently, there are three worldwide events that make up "Pogopalooza": Montpellier, France; Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania; and Helsingborg, Sweden.

If these pogoers keep up their hard work, extreme pogoing will make it to the X-Games in no time.