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Burton Step On Bindings

Strap-free bindings seemed like a great idea when they first appeared 10 years ago, but unfortunately, in practice they fell far short of expectations. Now Burton have presented snowboarding´s next evolution, the much improved Step On system, a boot-to-binding connection offers unprecedented convenience and performance in an incredible simple and secure system. Say goodbye to sitting or bending over to strap in, simply step on and go. To exit the binding, use the quick release lever. watch the video below



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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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OAKLEY AIRWAVE

Oakley has unveiled the new Airwave ski goggles. The screen integrates GPS, Bluetooth and more, and features multiple sensors that give you instant access to a wide range of important information. The revolutionary design lets you view jump analysis  with your distance, height and air time. Plus complete interaction with your phone, displaying text messages, controlling your music and answering phone calls. Watch the video...
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POWERED ELECTRIC BODY BOARD

Designed by Kevin Doherty the Powered Body Board Concept is an eco-friendly sea-scooter version which is designed to allow either wave riding or to be used as a submersable. Powered by a 12V rechargeable battery, it’s also fitted with solar panels into the board that allow for trickle charging during periods of non-use, extending the use of a single battery by 30%....
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