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Maria Riding Company Surfboards

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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KINGII | WRISTBAND FLOATATION AID | Image

KINGII | WRISTBAND FLOATATION AID

Kingii is the smallest inflatable in the world, it is small, non-invasive, reliable, and fits on your wrist. The creators state "most drowning victims had a life jacket available and chose not to wear it", with Kingii the need for bulky safety devices is over, it is up to 78x smaller than a standard life jacket. It features a screw-on CO2 cartridge, that in case of an emergency, inflates a balloon within 1 second, at the pull of a handle. Your hand and your face are...
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SNOWFEET

Snowfeet are now so successful they’ve created a brand new sport that bears their name. These special and cool attachments were designed to replace conventional skis but they’re much more affordable, portable, light and easy to use, on and off the slopes! Just strap them on your usual snow boots and slide down to wherever you wanna go, they are perfect especially on small paths or in the middle of the forest where skis and poles are a hassle. Users say that its some...
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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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