Tonight at the 2015 NBA Draft, you just might see the next LeBron or Steph Curry walk across the stage of Brooklyn’s Barclay’s Center.
What you won’t be seeing anytime soon is any of these future superstars wearing Athletic Propulsion Labs sneakers on the court—because in 2010, these shoes were actually banned by the NBA.
Meet Ryan and Adam Goldston, 28-year-old founders of APL (and former college basketball players themselves). Their “Lock ‘N’ Load” technology gave players an “unfair competitive advantage” because it helped increase their vertical leap. Now, the Goldston twins are bringing their game-changing tech to running shoes. MEN’S FITNESS Digital Director Mike Simone recently sat down with the Goldstons in our studio to talk about the shoes that combine high performance with high design.