Antoine Miquel joins the team of ambassadors Wizwedge
Wizwedge is a brand of french sports shoes, which has developed through its products a unique concept which bring a revolutionary solution for athletes.
Created by Jean-Luc Guer, a former podiatrist and his team of specialists (doctors, physiotherapists, osteopaths, researchers and engineers in biomechanics), Wizwedge has created sports shoes with innovative architecture. Thanks to his personal experiences as a football player and as the podiatrist of Olympique de Marseille, he has been able to develop a new product that perfectly matches the needs of athletes.
Indeed, the shoe’s geometry offers to athletes « an improvement of the postural balance and of the supports, a better prevention of injuries, and a performance optimization ». The shoe, thanks to an elevation of the heel, achieves significant results on athletes performances.
The Laboratory of Applied Biomechanics of the Faculty of Aix-Marseille has recorded up to 80% less vibrations in the tendons and muscles, 40% fewer joint constraints and up to 30% energy return compared to a panel of traditional shoes. Philippe Rouch, Director of the Charpak Human Biomechanics Laboratory in Paris, confirms: “We tested thirty or so shoes of all brands, which was by far the best. “
Already approved by several athletes like Romain Alessandrini (LA Galaxy player), which reflects the benefits of the shoes on sports performance.
At the end of the 2018/2019 championship, Wizwedge chose Antoine Miquel to be part of its team of ambassadors.
The agence ACTIVrep is very proud to be associated with Wizwedge and to have a quality technical partner.
Why did you choose Antoine Miquel ?
We’re very proud to count with Antoine Miquel among our ambassadors, charming boy, intelligent, top athlete with a personality despite his young age. As proof, he wore the captain’s armband in Agen, team that managed to maintain in TOP 14 last season.
Wizwedge was ready to accompany him even before his signing at Stade Toulousain, the reigning French champion, proving once again his potential.He’s very involved and interested in our concept, coming to Marseille during the offseason to meet our team and perform podiatry and biomechanical assessment.
What are the goals of Wizwedge through this partnership ?
Our goals through this partnership are to bring the best technology possible and a medical and scientific accompaniment at the height of Antoine’s performances.
To perpetuate our presence in the TOP 14, since we have already been supporting Antonie Claassen in Racing 92 for two years, but also Rodrigo Capo Ortega in Castres and Jules Favre in La Rochelle. To make us known thanks to Antoine’s performances and all the rugby team.
What are the advantages for an athlete to choose Wizwedge ?
By choosing Wizwedge, the athletes are guaranteed to benefit from the best technology on the market, both in crampons but also in running and trails shoes.
To have a high level medical and scientific staff at their disposal to make plantar orthotics, personalized footwear and permanent follow-up.
How your products are different ?
Our products stands out from the others as mentioned by Philippe Rouch, quoted above to Agence France Presse (AFP) because: “this shoe was designed for once by the good end: the design has not awarded on the biomechanical aspect “.
Our concept is patented, innovative, customizable according to the weight, the field on which we evolve and its medical history.