Defoe and Ennis returned their missing adizeros in London Brunel University, London, January 10th 2011 — 10 lucky winners today handed Jermaine Defoe and Jessica Ennis back their adizero footwear having found the F50 Primes and F50 Runners in central London on Sunday after a four-day search.
The Tottenham Hotspur striker and Heptathlon World Champion rewarded the determined searchers with a special speed clinic showing them how to get faster on the pitch and track.
Defoe discussed the strong season Tottenham Hotspur are having as well as the anticipation of David Beckham’s arrival at White Hart Lane while Ennis was ready to kick off her indoor season in Glasgow and get her teeth in to her competition ahead of defending her World Championship title in Daegu.
The 10 winners who hailed from East London got to test themselves against some of the fastest athletes in their respective sports. Wearing the new adizero lightweight range of footwear to make them quicker on the track, Defoe and Ennis raced the winners over low hurdles and through cone and ladder drills.
Their adizeros were the first of 7 pairs of footwear stolen from adidas HQ by a speedy thief who posted the search for the shoes as a challenge on Youtube last Wednesday http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=U6BBv0caEig and has since sent clues to adidas Facebook Football and Running concerning their whereabouts.
The search continues for newly crowned World Player of Year Lionel Messi’s F50 Prime boots which were among the shoes taken in heist and as the double Ballon d’Or winner returns from Zurich the search intensives before Sunday’s game against Malaga.
All Black Ma’a Nonu’s adizero RS7 boots were tracked down to Kelly Tarlton’s Underwater World in Auckland on Monday while Melbourne residents have their eyes peeled for the adizero Feathers of Ana Ivanovic, Fernando Verdasco and Jo Tsonga as their prepare for the Australian Open.