Michael Jackson’s Magic Shoes Patent

By Debby Winters

Ever wonder how Michael Jackson was able to defy gravity and perform his famous moon walk? Although there was a slot in the heel of the original shoes that engaged with a peg and was used to raise and protrude through the stage floor when activated, he did in fact receive a patent for the shoes that he later went on to wear for live performances. To learn more about these “magic shoes,” read the blog post “Michael Jackson’s “anti-gravity” patent” where you also can view the drawings from the patent.

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