Category Archives: skiing

New Sport: Stand-Up Paddle Skiing

Stand-up paddle boarding, for those who don’t know, involves balancing upright on a thick, buoyant surfboard while using a one-sided paddle to propel yourself through the water, and even catch waves. “SUP” has been around for years, but is getting … Continue reading

Jacket That Helps You Breathe in an Avalanche

The AvaJacket is a safety vest with a built-in mouthpiece. It’s similar in concept to the AvaLung, which also helps filter fresher air from below, allowing the wearer to avoid breathing in his/her exhales. The difference with the AvaJacket is … Continue reading

Ski Mojo Personal Shock Absorbers

The “Ski Mojo” is a wearable shock absorber that cradles the upper thigh, alleviating some of the stress the comes from skiing. MedGadget has a snotty quote from a “wintersports editor” at The Times of London about how these sorts … Continue reading