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Bounce Suit

Inflatable portable 360 degree trampoline
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Basically an inflated massive rubber ball that fits around your torso. Additional inflated parts protect your head and arms while you run around, take a leap and bounce around, roll, summersault, spin etc. Do all the things you'd do on a trampoline and then some.

Not only entertaining to do, it would be entertaining to watch as well.

doctorremulac3, Jun 21 2014

Zorb https://www.google....AQ&biw=1013&bih=587
like this? [pocmloc, Jun 21 2014]

Nope, like this: http://static.comic...llow_man_bank_1.jpg
I'll clarify the description, you're right, that is sort of what I described. But yes, like that only with your arms and legs sticking out. [doctorremulac3, Jun 21 2014]

More like this? http://www.chillisa...ends/zorb-football/
[MaxwellBuchanan, Jun 21 2014]

Do stuff like this anywhere. https://www.youtube...watch?v=doDA3zT_V-o
Not nearly as high obviously but enough to have fun. [doctorremulac3, Jun 22 2014]

So like this then? http://www.youtube....watch?v=V5XImmekERE
[Skewed, Jun 29 2014]

Or more likely this http://sell.lulusos...ball_inflatable.jpg
[Skewed, Jun 29 2014]

Here's another one. http://www.youtube....watch?v=-J9HZFhGLLs
How come they just stand there? [doctorremulac3, Jun 29 2014]

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       //More like this?//   

       I'm picturing one of those zorb things with arms and legs sticking out so you can move, push off, jump etc.   

       Getting closer though.   

       The examples shown give you no control. They're just balls you get into. This idea would be for a controllable bouncing suit that would allow you do do anything you can do on a trampoline on any surface.   

       See link.
doctorremulac3, Jun 21 2014
  

       Is [doc] perhaps a fetish manufacturer looking for ways to market his wares to a mainstream audience?   

       <linky>
Skewed, Jun 29 2014
  

       Found another one, but they just stand there. I want a design that allows you to bounce around like a ball leaving your feet and arms out so you can run and jump.   

       Seems silly that people are going through all this trouble inflating their rubber clothes then just standing in front of the camera like idiots. You're a ball now, bounce damn it!
doctorremulac3, Jun 29 2014
  

       //run and jump//   

       So more of a cross between those & the zorb [Max] found.   

       One large torso ball with a smaller one protecting the head leaving legs & arms free from the knee & elbow perhaps, your going to want to add sports pads to the exposed limbs & the head casing one will have to be more of an inflatable helmet with a portion of the face open so they can breath.   

       Hmm...   

       I can see a potential problem with neck injuries, it might be best to go the zorb route, have the head entirely inside the larger ball (probably why they did it that way) which means you'll only have the legs free (the arms will be inside).   

       But then you have a zorb, & you weren't happy with that.
Skewed, Jun 29 2014
  

       I guess breathing wouldn't be an issue since you'd be inside a ball filled with air. You could have dual one way valves refreshing the air supply with each bounce.   

       So sure, shape it like an egg with your arms and legs sticking out. Have the roundy part cover the body and taper to a rounded point covering the entire head.   

       All this would need to sell it would be a video of somebody doing trampoline like jumps on a regular lawn.   

       I'd buy one.
doctorremulac3, Jun 29 2014
  
      
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