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The Vurtego is a variation of the traditional pogo stick.
The Vurtego pogo forfeits the traditional spring design in exchange for an air spring system. The air spring allows riders to reach great heights without the requirement of a heavy spring or elastomeric bands, which degrade over time. The Vurtego weighs under 11 pounds (5 kg) yet is capable of producing 1500 pounds-force (8,000 newtons) of thrust. The Vurtego allows riders to propel themselves as high as 9' 6" (2.9 meters) as the world record.
In 2008 Vurtego released a new version of the Vurtego, the 'V2.' The V2 is almost exactly the same as the V1, except the shaft is rotated 45 degrees, adding strength. The pegs are larger and curved a bit at the bottom. There is a less expensive version of the V2, known as the 'power pogo', which boasts the same performance as the V2, but is made in China with cheaper material. Another version known as the V2 'Fit' is, as the name suggests, for exercise. The V2 comes in three sizes; Small [riders 5'0"-5'6"], Medium [5'4"-6'0"], and Large [5'10"+].
The newest edition to the Vurtego series became available right before New Years. It is known as the 'V3'. It is basically a V2 with an aluminum tube and a new boltless air piston. There are two versions, the standard V3 [grey anodized aluminum] and a black version known as the 'V3 Stealth'. The stealth version features an all black anodized aluminum tube and footpegs with the same performance as the standard V3. The V3 comes in the three sizes and optional colors: "Red Baron," "Aero Yellow," "Blue Streak," "Hot Pink," or "Enviro Green".
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