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Sept 24,1 1946. > ‘1.. .G. BRUNNER 2,408,160 EXERCISING AND GAME APPARATUS Filed July 17, '1944 INVENTOR. Leo BY 0.1321212]: er 2,408,160 Patented Sept. 24, 1946 UNITED-[STATES PATENT OFFICE - 2,408,160 EXERCISING AND GAME APPARATUS Leo G. Brunner, Milwaukee, Wis. 7 Application July 17, 1944, Serial No. 545,229’ (01. 273-4) 1 Claim. . V . 1 7 2 ‘ desired. Each weight, is enclosed in a cover _3 formed of leather, canvas, or other suitable ma terial, and while the covers have each been This invention relatesvto an apparatus for play ing games and exercising and it one object of the invention to provide a ‘device consisting of . weights mounted. at ends of a strip or band which extends between the weights and is of such length that it may be engaged across a person’s shown formed of two companion sections of the type used for the cover of av baseball, it is to be understood that it is not intended to limit the cover to this particular formation. A tongue 4 which is preferably formed integral with the cover foot and the weights impelled through the air by kicking motion. It will thus be seen that the , Weights may be used as a game in competition. 7 with others or as means - extends from the weight and ends of the strap or band 2 are disposed in overlapping engagement the 10 for exercising with the tongues and ?rmly secured thereto by stitches 5. Openings 6 and 1 may be formed through the tongues and ends of the band 2 and disposed in registration to receive the stitches or weights are covered with close ?tting casings or covers which may be formed of leather, canvas, 15 end portions of the band may be merely dis posed in overlapping relation to the tongues with or the like, and serve as shields 'for the weights muscles of a person’s leg. Another object of the invention is to provide an apparatus of this character wherein the as well as providing members to which ends of the strip or band are secured. ' ' their curved end edges 8 bearing against the cov—. ers at inner ends of the tongues and the’ band ' stitched to the tongues by use of a'sewing ma? Another object of the invention is to provide the covers with tongues projecting therefrom and 20, chine. When the band is secured to the tongue, it will be ?rmly connected with the covers of the to which ends of the band are sewed. weights and it should be noted that the length of Another object of the invention is to provide the band'is such that it may be engaged across a game apparatus wherein the band may be a person’s feet with its end portions depending formed of metal and have its ends pivoted to an choring straps or plates secured in the weights. 25 from opposite sides thereof and the weights rest ing upon the ground. The weights may then be Another object of the invention is to provide impelled through the air by a‘kicking' motion a game apparatus which is simple in construc either for exercising muscles of the leg or as a tion, and capable of use by children or adults. game or sports event, the person who kicks the The invention is illustrated in the accompany ing drawing wherein: _ so > Figure 1 is a perspective view showing the de vice inuse. , ' Figure 2 is a perspective view of the device. Figure 3 is a view showing one weight with its cover partially broken away. - weights the greatest distance being the winner. What isclaimed is: 7 An apparatus for games and exercising com prising weights, leather covers for said weights, tabs extending from said covers, a band of ?ex 35 ible material extending between said Weights'with its ends anchored to the tabs on said covers, the ends of said band having curved edges to conform to the shape of said weights, said band being of This improved game apparatus or exercising‘ ' a. length adapting it to be engaged across a 'per device consists of companion weights which are ' indicated in general by the numeral I vand mount 40 son’s foot when the weights are at opposite sides thereof whereby the weights may be impelled ed .at ends of a strip or band 2. The weights through the air by kicking movement of a ‘per are formed of iron or other heavy material and are preferably spherical, it being understood that son’s leg. LEO G. BRUNNER. the weights may be of other suitable shapes if so Figure 4 is a view of the strip or band which connects the weights.