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Magnetic Kitchen, a small design studio based in Brooklyn NY have introduced a new like of skate decks. The unique decks are unlike any other, they are made out of top quality 7 ply hard rock maple and are laser engraved with beautiful and distinct designs. The end result is a stunning art piece, a deck you´ll happily showcase on your home wall when not under your feet. via watch the video

The creative project is currently seeking funding, head over to Kickstarter for more details.
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The Easybreath Snorkeling Mask is a new, award wining product by Tribord. The innovative full face snorkeling mask makes breathing under water as easy and natural as on land! Easybreath´s large visor offers a 180º clear field of vision and completely eliminates the annoying fog, it also features a mechanism which blocks the top of the snorkel at the time of immersion, so no more swallowing water. The top of the snorkel is also very visible in order to avoid collisions on the surface. watch the video

The mask will be available for purchase at Decathlon stores from Spring 2014
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Snow2 is a powerful heads-up display for goggles, kind of like a sports version of Google glass. The wearable computer fits into most goggles from leading optics manufacturers, and  displays all of your key information at just a glance in the bottom right side of the goggle frame, unobtrusively and without distraction. The device features a innovative mirror and prism technology, displaying your data and stats in a virtual 14" image at 5ft away! Check your speed, jump analytics, altitude, resort maps, track your friends, view calls and read text messages(pairs with an iPhone or Android phone), listen to music or check your favorite apps. All this controlled from a Bluetooth, waterproof remote with oversized buttons for easy use, even with gloves on.

The new version is currently sold out, you can pick up the previous(cheaper) version from amazon
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The SoulArc Performance Board promises to deliver an experience like no other skateboard out there, riding it is like surfing on land, or snowboarding on the street. The elegant maple wood deck is attached to a curved composite spring, making it carve like no other, and mimicking the fluid feel of carving on a surfboard or turning a snowboard in deep powder. Perfect for landlocked surfers and summer-bound snowboarders. via watch the video
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The new Prowler Big Game II by Ocean Kayak, is the ultimate fishing kayak that will carry all the angler´s necessary equipment. The high capacity beast is packed with features and accessories that allow the user to customize the boat based on their personal specifications, it features a large adjustable seat, a cup holder, foot braces, a center hatch system providing easy access to fishing rods, and plenty of hatches and bungees to accommodate gear throughout the kayak. With a 600-pound limit you´ll be able to carry all the gear necessary to reel in that big catch. Available this Spring. via
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The Small Foot Inflatable Snowshoes are perfect for traveling light on snow. Rather than carrying around bulky snowshoes, these things are perfect when you’re in the backwoods snowboarding or skiing and are trying to make your away across some deep powder. Another plus is they hardly take up any room when deflated, simply fold them away into the included carry pouch. When you need to use them, just blow them up with the included pump and strap them to your normal boots. Watch the video

Also check out our roundup on gift ideas for the Snow Rider
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Design studio Consult have presented another surf related product, we had featured their "El Gringo” wall mounted surfboard rack, now they have created the sophisticated Surfboard Grooming Kit. The limited edition package includes all you need to pamper your loved board, including a Bronze and Brazilian Lapacho waxcomb, wax and a bottle of methyl hydrate. The convenient little kit secures to a sleek wooden carrying case.
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Rollerblades and strap-on roller skates have been around for ages, now a California based company named "The Cardiff Skate Company” have combined the best of both devices in the form of Cardiff Skate. With a similar performance of rollerblades and the practicality of the strap-on roller skates, the Cardiff Skate attaches to the users existing footwear, they are fully adjustable and feature a ski-boot-style ratcheting binding system. Unlike traditional inline or quad skates, Cardiff Skates feature a three wheel setup, with a fourth wheel being used exclusively for braking. According to the brand this configuration gives the user a unique maneuverability and excellent stabilization while both skating and braking. Now you can cruise to work with your favorite shoes on! watch the video
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On today´s roundup of gift ideas, we bring you a list of some of our favorite picks from our "snow" section. We have picked some uber cool equipment for protection, communication or simply having fun on the slopes. Stay tuned for more gift ideas. Check out some more photos and product details after the jump...
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Last week we featured a nostalgic and classic hand-made wood toboggan, today we take you ahead of time with the impressive Stealth-X by Snolo Sleds. The high performance sled would fit perfectly into Batman’s Armory, it is made of carbon fibre and takes extreme sledding into another dimension, this thing can fly in excess of 40 mph and can be maneuvered with unprecedented levels of control. After use, the sled can be worn as a backpack, making it ideal for back country exploring.
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If you snowboard, you´ll know about the difficulties when cross-country skiing, moving uphill is a major challenge. Sure you can strap on snowshoes or ride an awkward splitboard, but these are yet to match the feel and ride of traditional boards. Meet MTNApproach, a system that alleviates this headache, it consists of two foldable skis that easily stow in a specifically designed pack. The skis feature a unique binding designed to fit snowboard boots, and feature permanently affixed climbing skins and cross country-inspired bindings, efficiently reducing fatigue whilst cross-country touring. The MTN Approach system backpack allows the rider to easily carry a board and comes with the bare essentials for backcountry travel, probe, shovel, touring poles and skis. watch the video

Available from the MTNApproach online store or at Amazon
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Bring some nostalgia and classic fun to the slopes this winter, get ready for those downhill adventures with this hand-made toboggan by Lucky Bums. The beautifully crafted wooden toboggan features the vintage classic shape and measures 48L x 18W inches, accommodating 3 children or 2 adults. It includes a seating pad for extra comfort, a curved front for protecting your feet, and a pull rope. When not in use, you can enjoy it as a decorative piece on your cabin wall.
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Killspencer are mostly know for their bags and accessories, but they have recently presented the "Athletics Collection”, a beautiful line of vintage inspired products for sports such as boxing, football, soccer and baseball. The luxurious collection of beautifully handcrafted goods is now available at the Killspencer online store.
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The Peloton Exercise Bike has been designed for a superior experience in home use, it delivers live and on-demand indoor cycling classes to your home! A 21.5 inch Full HD multitouch console connects to your wi-fi network and allows you to download cycling classes from instructors around the world. It also has Bluetooth and ANT+ radio for connecting heart rate monitors and wireless headphones or speakers. The cycling classes are available on demand: simply download classes from your favorite instructors, or live: you can connect to other riders and take a class with a real instructor in real time. The Peloton Bike as you would expect, automatically tracks progress towards fitness goals, and tracks riding statistics such as: average RPM, power output, distance traveled, heart rate, and many other stats you can share with friends and fellow riders. watch the video
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The new Indigo 180° Visor is the first universal visor solution for snow sports helmets.  Due to it´s frameless oversize design, the visor ensures a wider field of vision, giving you a safe 180° panorama. The innovative goggles are the ultimate solution for spectacle wearers as they can easily be worn over optical glasses. watch the video
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Looking for a new fun ride to tackle the slopes this year? Meet Yooner, a lightweight, flexible and comfortable ride that will glide  effortlessly down the slopes. Seated 20cm(8 inches) above the ground, like a snow kart, Yooner is equipped with a shock absorber for greater comfort and a stainless steel shock resistant ski which will allow you to "carve” like you would if you were skiing. It is very easy to ride, the curved handle provides excellent steering, and to brake simply pull back the handle to dig the claws into the snow. watch the video

Also check out the Trikke Skki
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Some great design is coming out of Portugal, we have featured the awesome Maria Riding Company, a workshop from Lisbon that builds custom motorbikes and surfboards. Milf Skateboard Tailors is a recent brand from Porto, they are inspired by North-American culture of the 60´s and 70´s, their decks are made from Valchromat (an innovative Portuguese product that combines the natural features of wood with the brightness of colors). At the moment they have two models available, "Longoria" - a small board easy to carry around the city, and "Bullock" - a mid size longboard inspired on the old school rocket shape. Every skateboard is unique with its own serial number.
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Oakley have updated their Airwave Goggle. Oakley Airwave 1.5 builds on the success of the popular goggle launched last year, it has 30% more battery life, better processor, better graphics, and MFI Bluetooth. As the previous version, it features a 14-inch screen integrated within the goggle, you can check your speed, altitude, jump analytics, temperature, locate your track friends, listen to music, answer calls, view text messages, and navigate resort maps via the built-in GPS. All without taking your eyes off your run! watch the video
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