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New Balance - BB211 Baseball Cleat

During my internship at New Balance, I was able to work closely with the Warrior team to complete my personal project: The Fastest Cleat in Baseball. Taking inspiration from large cats and tension sculptures, I designed a brand new outsole technology that utilizes focused tension to propel the base stealer forward during their first 4 power steps. These motions directly translate to many other sorts of movements made during play.

Comments (1)
  • Great presentation, Derek! Nice research and inspiration with the tension- haven't seen that before.

    6 years ago

  • Great presentation, Derek! Nice research and inspiration with the tension- haven't seen that before.

    6 years ago

Derek Huenecke
Footwear Designer - Vans Los Angeles, CA