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The Gold Flex warm-up and tempo training aid is designed to improve your swing while providing a core muscle workout. The Gold Flex encourages a flatter swing plane and forces the downswing to be initiated by the lower body, both of which fight slices. It fits easy in golf bag and is legal to carry on course.
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Created and designed by Martin Sula, a Formula 1 engineer from the Czech Republic, Jetsurf  is a jet propelled surfboard; it is a cross between a surf board and a jet-ski and is capable of speeds up to 40mph(58km/h) and has a range of up to 45 miles(75km) or 1.5 hours on a full tank. The carbon fibre craft is packed with a two-stroke 100cc engine and a miniature water jet. An electronic leash which is attached to the surfers wrist acts as both a throttle and an emergency kill-cord. watch the video of this new craze amongst watersports enthusiasts.

Also check out the Wavejet
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SKLZ designs innovative products to elevate athletes performances, we have featured several of their training tools(see list below). The "Speed Resistance Training Parachute" helps athletes improve their speed, stamina, strength, and acceleration. The belt rotates 360 degrees giving the user freedom of movement in any direction and has a quick-release buckle for that mid-stride, "shot-out-of-the-cannon" sensation. watch the video

Also check out these great training tools by SKLZ:
- Rapid Fire Basketball Training Aid
- Hopz vertical jump trainer  
- Rapid Fire Basketball Training Aid 
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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 60īs and 70īs, 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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Recently we featured Overboardīs 100% waterproof backpacks, ideal for water sports and outdoor adventures. But what if you donīt carry that much gear? Check out Overboardīs Pro-Sports Waterproof Arm Pack, the ideal solution for carrying your phone and other small items like cash, car keys, credit cards while out on the water. The dry bag is 100% waterproof and submersible to 19ft/6m plus it floats safely on water. via
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How cool is this? Treadwall is the perfect workout and training aid for climbers, it combines the climbing wall with the treadmill! It basically puts a rock wall in motion allowing you to climb as much as you want. Both speed and wall angle are adjustable, letting the user set the pace and level of difficulty.
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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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Patagonia have published information on the development of a new self-inflating vest. Following the footsteps of Billabongīs Floatation Wetsuit, Patagonia have developed a lifejacket style design that is light weight and can be worn under any wetsuit. At the right moment pulling the cord and filling the chamber with CO2 from the removable cartridge, the vest quickly and safely helps disoriented, exhausted athletes to the surface. The Vest is still under development, the date of release and its selling price is still unknown. Watch the video
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The history of Hamboards, revolves around a family of seven surfers from Huntington Beach, California. The project took eight years to be completed, and the result, is feeling like you’re out in the water on your surfboard... Surfers and skate boarders from around the world, order the extra-long skateboard for a fun, classic and different ride.
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Chariot Skates is a brand name for the dynamic new skating product called Wheel-skates that crosses boundaries into skiing and cycling. Wheelskates revolutionary design features a pair of large wheels that have the skaters feet suspended below the axles enabling a smoother, more fluid skating experience that crosses boundaries into skiing and cycling.
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"Function Snow" is a new company created by two backcountry enthusiasts, their aim is to produce ultralight and beautifully designed snow equipment. The Ultralight Snowboard Carry System reflects their mission perfectly, it consists of a simple, pocketable, backpack carry strap with a single buckle assembly. watch the video

Also check out their Ultralight Ski Carry System
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We recently featured a great looking custom BMW motorbike by Maria Riding Company, a workshop in Lisbon - Portugal. After snooping around their website we found out they also create beautifully designed surfboards shaped by renowned board shaper Nick Uricchio. The boards are real works of art, designed to combine the old spirit look with the modern powerful performance, they feature handmade wood fins with beautiful patterns. Check out their website for the full collection.
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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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LiveRider is the first wireless cycling computer and mounting system for iphone and ipod touch. A single permanently-sealed sensor unit is mounted on the frame near the rear wheel that measures both bike speed and pedal cadence and transmits that information to a receiving unit attached to the 30 pin connector of the iphone.  It includes a file system to save the detailed data from each ride which can be reviewed graphically or exported via email and imported into any spreadsheet, document, or database.
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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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Take your running or cycling to the next level with the Forerunner 305 GPS receiver with heart rate monitor. The Forerunner 305 is a personal training assistant with integrated GPS that provides accurate information to athletes on speed, distance and pace of training. A wireless heart rate monitor enables the user to continuously monitor physical effort. Includes training center software, which allows users to download workout data for a detailed analysis and provides online mapping & route sharing.
 
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Stand up paddle boarding is great, the problem is, the board is to bulky and heavy to carry, plus it is difficult to store. The Gnaraloo Inflatable SUP offers a convenient and portable solution, it comes in a storage backpack equipped with waist strap for hiking, it includes the board, a lightweight 2-piece aluminum paddle, and hand pump with gauge for measuring PSI. And donīt let the fact that it is inflatable fool you, the board is made from heavy-duty laminated PVC/Polyester layers, giving it the same standards as your typical SUP board, and the ability to support up to 249 pounds. via
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The Spine Ergo BUG Armor by POC is a back and spine protector, it is an essential piece of gear for wild snowboard/ski sessions. The Ergo Bug protector follows the natural curve of your back, and its interlocking injected polypropylene panels flex freely as you move. POCs air induction system evacuates excess heat and moisture while maximizing airflow. The waistband is strategically placed to minimize restriction and fit comfortably for athletic use. You can buy it in Europe at junkyard, or in the US at amazon.
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