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ACIDO Rocket Finalist

FlexK8: Novel hockey skate design focused on improving injury outcomes to the lower extremities

FlexK8 is an innovative two-piece hinged skate design that improves injury outcomes to the lower extremity by consistently supporting the ankles’ natural motion and allowing performance tuning to each hockey player’s unique biomechanics.

About the Designer

Anthony Salahor, Carleton University

Anthony is a technically-minded designer that strives to develop products that enhance people’s ability to perform at their best. Currently, he is working as an industrial designer at Stance Healthcare focused on developing furniture solutions for various healthcare environments. Next year, he will begin a Masters of Engineering Design within the W Booth School of Engineering Practice and Technology at McMaster University.