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Quartertwenty Skateboards

Matthew Bietz from QuarterTwenty designs and builds projects at a variety of scales including furniture, installations, buildings, and these beautiful skateboards. Working from his Seattle studio, Matthew designs custom skateboards made from baltic birch and recycled formica. The decks have a bright, no fade permanent color, and feature an original, ergonomic 3 finger handhold for easy carry. via

Matthew is currently taking custom orders from his Etsy store




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PUSH SNOWBOARDING | BY NOKIA AND BURTON | Image

PUSH SNOWBOARDING | BY NOKIA AND BURTON

Nokia, in partnership with Burton, developed a monitoring system for snowboarders. The idea is to connect a series of sensors (heart rate, pressure on the board and orientation) to a Arduino processor, which then sends via Bluetooth, the acquired data to a Nokia N8, which records the entire performance (including the phone´s GPS path).  All this through a free application that can be downloaded from the Push Snowboarding web page. The Push Kit should be availab...
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PORSCHE DESIGN BOBSLEIGHS | Image

PORSCHE DESIGN BOBSLEIGHS

Luxury brands nowadays are putting a luxurious touch to just about everything, this time it´s Porsche Design, they have turned to designing bobsleighs. Everything on these beautys was meticulously thought of, from the materials used, the porsche logo, to the highquality carrying bags, all with the porsche design trademark clean lines....
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SKLZ HOPZ | VERTICAL JUMP TRAINER | Image

SKLZ HOPZ | VERTICAL JUMP TRAINER

Designed to give your legs explosive drive and power, the SKLZ Hopz vertical jump trainer is perfect for sports like volleyball, basketball or any sport the involves jumping. The Hopz consist of ankle straps (with built in shoe harness) with resistance bands attached to belt rings. It srengthens your lower body muscles and maximizes your vertical....
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