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Re: Performance enhancing shoe legality?
- Subject: Re: Performance enhancing shoe legality?
- From: Todd <email@example.com>
- Date: 14 Jan 1998 14:12:22 -0600
- Newsgroups: rec.sport.volleyball
- Organization: Not likely
- References: <01bd211c$c8697fc0$387039d1@dusty>
- Sender: firstname.lastname@example.org
- Xref: enteract.com sent-to-rsv:23
"Parker" <email@example.com> writes:
> Does the USAV, or any other governing body, have standards or limits for
> the performance enhancing abilities of shoes and/or replacement insoles?
All you'll find in the current USA Volleyball indoor rules concerning
5.1.4 Shoes are considered player's equipment and must be light and
pliable with rubber or leather soles without heels.
5.2.1 The first referee may authorize one or more players to play
AFAIK, there are no current rules interpretations that would prohibit
such a product. I also doubt that the FIVB or USAV would care enough
to even consider changing the rules to restrict such an insole, unless
of course, it posed an inury risk. Maybe such an insole could be an
equalizer for short 5'11" folks. :)
Best of luck!
Todd H. firstname.lastname@example.org
USAV Regional Referee, Great Lakes Region, Palatine, IL
Todd's Volleyball Referee Page http://www.io.com/~tdh/vball/
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