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In The News: Pogo Sticks Are Making A ComebackJune 7, 2019
A Swedish startup is looking to launch a fun mode of transportation in San Francisco – and we’re already anticipating a ER visits to skyrocket. Cangoroo, based in Malmö, wants to launch sharable pogo sticks in one of the hilliest cities in the U.S.
The NY Daily News has all the details, including a statement from Cangoroo CEO Adam Mikkelsen, which reads in part: “With a lot of initial questions along the line of ‘is this for real?’, we feel the need to underline that Cangoroo is 100% real. Our choice of shared pogo sticks as our first product is a planned-out strategy in order to stand out in today’s media landscape and build an engaging brand…”
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