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Meyerhoffer Surfboards

Thomas Meyerhoffer is a Swedish industrial designer based in California, he has worked for apple, Smith and Scott, among others. Meyerhoffer is also a very passionate surfer, so it wasn´t surprising that he adapted his designer thoughts into surf, creating a line of surfboards with a unique design that dramatically challenges the conventional conception of what a board looks like. Meyerhoffer Surf brand was launched globally in may 2009, check out their website for more original creations.





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FINGERSURFING

Fingersurfing is another fun project on Kickstarter. The idea, developed by two Danish surfer brothers was conceived on the backseat of a car during long surfing trips. The brothers passed time sticking their hand out the window and surfing the wind with different flat objects like pea pods under their fingers. They imitated surf moves and with time and experience became "pro finger surfers". The brothers have now took the concept and developed the model designs and...
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LIQUID IMAGE SNOW GOGGLES WITH HD DIGITAL CAMERA | Image

LIQUID IMAGE SNOW GOGGLES WITH HD DIGITAL CAMERA

The Liquid Image Summit Series HD is the world’s first snow goggle with an integrated digital camera. The goggle contains a wide angle 136 degree lens to capture all the action while skiing, boarding, sledding or snowmobiling. The hands free unit  has a 5.0 MP (2560 x 1920) camera mode and a video mode that records HD720P video (1280x720 at a rate up to 30 frames per second with audio....
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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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