Pogo Stick


Today I try to talk about somethings pogo stick and this history.

Pogo Stick

Pogo Stick History

As a long days ago, an American named George Hansburg was making his approach through Burma when he made this time he is a poor farmer. The farmer’s daughter name is Pogo. Pogo—devout little girl that she was wanted to go to temple every day for prayer, but could not because she have no shoes to wear for the long walk in the course of the mud and rocks. So the poor farmer builds a jumping stick for her and after that time pogo every day using this jumping stick for go temple. When the impressed travelers return home,  the travelers also made a jumping stick of his own, attach a spring to the wooden stick contraption that the farmer had introduced him to.

Wherever the idea for the jumping stick truly came, Hansburg unproved his “Pogo Stick” in 1919. The Gimble Brothers have Department Store in the U.S. import a boatload of them, but unluckily, the sticks rotted on the wet ship ride over. The folks at Gimble asked Hansburg to manufacture something more flexible, and Hansburg finally did just he build own factory called SBI Enterprises. And those sticks, called “Master Pogos,” were the bouncing wonders that we identify and love today.

The Pogos were extremely accepted in the 1920’s—because if you had two left feet and could not jitterbug, at least you could jump. The New York Hippodrome chorus girls perform entire shows on them, marriage vows were exchanged between them, jumping contests were held, and world records for most successive jumps were set, and then rearrange again.

Whatever model you are choosing, you can bouncer perfect stability and burn calories, though he is probably unconscious of both phenomena. Today, Pogos are exporting all over the world, and in Burma, maybe that little farm girl name Pogo, watches her kids and grandkids jump around on the new metal gizmos and tells them about how easy they’ve got it—compare to the old splintery days.