extreme sports

  • Weendy, An Extreme Sports App That Merges Crowdsourced And Actual Weather Data, Gets $240K Led By Archimedes

    Weendy, An Extreme Sports App That Merges Crowdsourced And Actual Weather Data, Gets $240K Led By Archimedes

    It's a little ironic that adrenalin-fuelled, sometimes dangerous extreme sports like windsurfing, kiteboarding and skiing also have a very pedestrian angle to them: it's hard to do them when the weather isn't quite right. There have been apps developed to try to meet that challenge by tapping into weather data providers, but sometimes these don't actually give a personal feel of how the wind or… Read More

  • Exclusive: Hands on with VholdR

    Exclusive: Hands on with VholdR

    We told you about VholdR at TC40 and I got my grubby mitts on a Beta the other week. I’m extremely excited for this to hit the market in the coming months and while it’s geared towards the active community, just about anyone can use it. You don’t have to be an extreme athlete to own or even want one. The unit itself is super lightweight, under a pound, I think. It’s small… Read More