skating

  • Video: Man inline skates down roller coaster

    Ask German Dirk Auer about his hobbies and he’d probably mention something about inline skating on roller coaster tracks and behind bobsleds and race cars. Also, maybe he likes scrapbooking! Before hitting 56 miles per hour skating down the Mammoth roller coaster in the above video, Auer also hit 190 miles per hour being pulled — on inline skates, of course, behind a… Read More

  • Feet-on with the VholdR ContourHD

    Feet-on with the VholdR ContourHD

    Here it is, action sport stars, some real POV footage taken with the VholdR ContourHD instead of the garbage office tour I took earlier in the week. Turn down the volume on your speakers! I’ve included the video that’s currently live on VholdR’s site and YouTube for the full HD video. Read More

  • GroundSurf: Bluetooth surfboard?

    GroundSurf: Bluetooth surfboard?

    I’d like to think that I’m the expert on surf-related gadgets, at least around CG, and I know when certain gadgets are good, but I find myself scratching my head over this one. Here’s the GroundSurf. You’ll notice it has three wheels with the front wheel having an electrical motor. That’s cool, let’s try and make people even more lazy than they already are. Read More

  • SIA Summer Snowdown 2007: Bern, The Only Helmet You'll Ever Need

    SIA Summer Snowdown 2007: Bern, The Only Helmet You'll Ever Need

    Bern is a small time outfit doing big, big things in the helmet world and CrunchGear always roots for the little guy. Bern made a name for themselves at the Torino Olympics when team rider Seth Wescott won the Olympic Gold in Snowboardcross. Umm, OK? He was sporting a Bern lid that had a baseball-cap-like bill that is so damn cool. What’s great about Bern is that you only need to get… Read More

  • Plen: The Bluetooth-Enabled, Rollerskating Robot

    Plen: The Bluetooth-Enabled, Rollerskating Robot

    One of the coolest looking robots out there, Plen is a small, humanoid robot that can rollerskate around on a hard surface. A surefire hit at school or the office, this little guy costs a whopping $2000 and comes equipped with Bluetooth so you can control him wirelessly. There’s little detail as to whether or not you could use a Bluetooth-enabled cellphone to control the little guy… Read More