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APL Announces $195 Price Point On 1-Year Anniversary & New Green Edition Concept 1 Shoe

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APL announces new $195 price.

Today marks the 1-year anniversary of Athletic Propulsion Labs, a company CounterKicks has covered from the very beginning (read this and that from March of 2010, or all of these, if you haven’t).

To help usher in a new year and a growing consumer base, APL has given all six colorways of the Concept 1, including the just released Green Edition, a $195 price point down from its $300 original mark for a much more competitive slice of the basketball footwear pie. Check out APL’s full media release below and grab the newly priced Concept 1 shoes at AthleticPropulsionLabs.com

Athletic Propulsion Labs® Announces New $195.00 Price Point on All Concept 1 Basketball Shoes and Introduces the APL® Concept 1 Green Edition

LOS ANGELES–Athletic Propulsion Labs® announced today a new $195.00 price point for all APL® Concept 1 basketball shoes and the introduction of a limited edition, signature electric green shoe.

“The lowering of the APL Concept 1 price point from $300.00 to $195.00 is designed to expand the reach of our revolutionary products so that a broader group of basketball players can experience the benefits of our technology. Due to the extraordinary growth we’ve had as a company in such a short time, we have become more efficient, and this has allowed us to make the APL Concept 1 more affordable to our customers,” said Co-Founders, Adam and Ryan Goldston. Until today, the company’s Concept 1 basketball shoes had been priced at $300.00 and were considered one of the most expensive basketball shoes in the world. APL has seen strong demand for its products since October 19, 2010 when the NBA banned the Concept 1 due to an “undue competitive advantage.” The NBA ban was a result of the benefits provided by APL’s revolutionary Load ’N Launch™ technology which is designed to instantly increase vertical leap. Today’s announcement of the new $195.00 price point covers all APL Concept 1 shoes sold on the company’s website at www.AthleticPropulsionLabs.com and is designed to expand the audience for the products.

The company is introducing the limited production $195.00 APL Concept 1 Green Edition today as a special anniversary product. The APL signature green color was inspired by the unique, eye-catching paint seen on some of the world’s exotic supercars, which have been a primary inspiration for the design of the APL Concept 1 basketball shoes.

The Concept 1 Green Edition features a carbon-fiber synthetic upper with a black and green performance outsole and the company’s revolutionary Load ‘N Launch™ Technology designed to instantly increase vertical leap.

The Concept 1 Green Edition shoes are available exclusively through www.AthleticPropulsionLabs.com, and buyers will also receive a free gift of an APL Reversible Gym Bag with purchase of the Green Edition shoes.

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Foamposite pricing..interesting.

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Wow I could actually get a pair of these now. Interested in them and under $200 makes more sense. Green ones are so nice.

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green edition is looking good.

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i like basketball shoes.

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