Category: Sports

CES 2015: Cerevo XON Snow-1 snowboard bindings analyze your riding style

CES 2015 Cerevo XON Snow 1 snowboard bindings

Snowboarding is going to get influenced by technology just like some other sports that help you improve your game considerably. At CES 2015, Japanese company Cerevo has revealed XON Snow-1 which is a pair of snowboard bindings that are sensor-enabled to track the moment and weight distribution while you ride the snow-capped mountains. The snowboard bindings have LED lights on the toe and heal that act as an indicator to show the shift of weight as you swerve downhill.
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Shape-shifting surfboard customizes to your riding style

Airbag Shapeshifting surfboard

Surfboard that can be customized to riding styles

Can you imagine a shape-shifting surfboard that can adapt to any of conditions and styles of riding the waves? Oakley Future Sport Project surely aims to bring such of surfboards to your locker room. Teaming up with pro surfer Jack Robinson, Airbag Labs has developed a shape shifting surfboard which is made from conductive aerographene material (with aerographene nanotubes) makes it ultra-lightweight. This material is responsible for the shape shifting feature which can be configured by passing short bursts of electric current. To do this the user has to simply touch the display of the surfboard and configure the changes like nose, rails and tail.
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Motionize makes iPhone your personal kayaking coach on water

Motionize for kayakers

When all sports are getting some kind of technology to make it more exciting, how could Kayaking remain behind? Enter Motionize, a three part system which provides advanced tracking and coaching assist to kayakers of all skill levels. The system comprises a waterproof case and cradle that works as the Kayak’s dashboard with iPhone inside for its screen, comes with two activity trackers that are embedded to the paddles, and an app to track all the data. Read More…

LifeBEAM Hat is your waterproof fitness tracker suited for any conditions

LifeBEAM Hat

Taking wearable technology into new realms is this Biometric Hat by Israeli biometric developer LifeBEAM which is your fitness tracker, cadence analyzer, heart-rate monitor and calorie counter all-in-one. You can wear this smart headwear which is available for pre-order and soon will be available by sports retailers in more than 30 countries. No need to sport any wristbands and fancy fitness trackers since your cap is now going to do all the analysis as you sweat it out.
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UBoat Worx HP Sport Sub 2 submersible costs a heart-pounding €1,000,000!

UBoat Worx HP Sport Sub 2 submersible

UBoat Worx HP Sport Sub 2 submersible

UBoat Worx have released yet another two person submersible dubbed as HP Sport Sub 2 after the successful Super Yacht Sub 3 submarine release. The streamlined designed sports submersible can be loaded onto your super yacht courtesy its ultra-low height of 1.36 meters and a total weight of 2,200 kg. The submersible is powered by six thrusters that are placed very tactically for superior maneuverability and control. The user-friendly control via the MANTA controller can be piloted by anyone, making it a very easy to drive submersible.
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Ken Block takes his Ford F-150 RaptorTRAX to dizzying snow mountains with Zak Hale and Ethan Deiss

Ken Block RaptorTRAX Shredfest at Baldface with Zak Hale and Ethan Deiss

Ken Block, the king of drifting has never seized to amaze motorsport fans with his unbelievable moves on any kind of surface. The legend is back with his Ford F-150 RaptorTRAX to take on the snowy landscapes of Baldface Lodge in Nelson, British Columbia. His accomplices, well two Monster Energy snowboarding legend athletes Zak Hale and Ethan Deiss. The task was not that easy as the deep snow of Baldface Lodge could have been too difficult for a monster like Ford F-150 RaptorTRAX. That is why Ken and his Hoonigan Racing crew began modifying the suspension, chassis and drivetrain. Changes were also made to the roll cage, engine and the gearing system.

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Cardboard Surfboard glides on ocean water without any damage

Cardboard Surfboard

Normally a surfboard would be made from strong, robust material that is capable of taking on the wrath of nature. But, if I told you that a surfboard made out of cardboard and paper could be strong enough to bear the brunt, then you’ll think I’m insane. In fact, I’m not, as Ernest Packing Solutions working in association with blokes over at Signal Snowboards have come up with a honeycomb like cardboard design for a surfboard that can take on any kind of ocean waves and after a grueling session of riding the waves, sit in your living room.
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Underboob Sweat Absorber: Because no one likes sweating there

Underboob breast sweat absorber

Working out or performing any athletic activity for long duration means a lot of sweating, especially under the armpits and boobs. Under the armpits almost everyone sweats, but sweating under the boobs is a problem that many face while working out and it can be embarrassing at times. Worry no more as Fashion first Aid is out with a solution to the problem of underboob sweating with their Underboob Breast Sweat Absorber. Sweating under the breasts can result in sweat marks on your clothing which is quite embarrassing when you are working out in a unisex gym or performing athletic activates in mixed company.
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GPS-enabled TomTom Golfer watch provides vital course data to enhance your game

TomTom Golfer watch

Garmin is a name that has transformed the game of Golf with touch of technology – and to take this unification of golf and technology further, TomTom has unveiled the TomTom Golfer, a GPS enabled wristwatch which promises to provide a golfer with game-enhancing data, right on the wrist. Embedded with GPS, the TomTom Golfer watch provides the player with data about hazard locations, layup points and pin distances among other statistics. Read More…

Swedish company creates an electric powered wakeboard

electric powered wakeboard by Radinn

Surfing is the one of the favorite time pass of people living near the sea. However, those who love to surfboard but unfortunately are located far away from the ocean, the electric powered wakeboard is just for you. Created by Swedish company Radinn, the electric surfboard can be used in lakes and rivers too. The board is constructed from lightweight carbon fiber and weighs29 kg (64 lbs.). Equipped with lightweight lithium batteries, the electric wakeboard is compact enough to carry and fit in the back of a car or boat.
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