Fulcrum Star was launched in 1986 as part of the Fulcrum Series pack. It consisted of three running shoes: Fulcrum Star, Fulcrum XC and Fulcrum Training and where designed to answer different running needs. Fulcrum Star was the flagship model and designed for competitive runner. The shoes were packed with Fulcrum Technology, which was developed and tested together with University of Jyväskylä. These babies not only did make you run faster and more efficient, they also made you look good doing it.