Snowboarding archive

  • VIDEO: Ski goggles get data HUD
    Sports Fitness

    VIDEO: Ski goggles get data HUD

    By 12 February 2010

    Planning a ski trip soon? You'll want to equip yourself with a pair of these Zeal Optics "Transcend" goggles, which have an inbuilt screen that can display all manner of useful information while you're tearing down the slopes. Controlled by three buttons...

  • Liquid Image Snow Camera Goggle unveiled
    Cameras

    Liquid Image Snow Camera Goggle unveiled

    By 3 January 2010

    Liquid Image, the company behind the scuba diving masks that contain camcorders in them so you can record fish, has moved on to the next sport - snowboarding and skiing. The company has announced "the world's first snow goggle with an integrated digital...

  • Burton Ronin Audio Stroll Jacket
    Audio

    Burton Ronin Audio Stroll Jacket

    By 14 November 2008

    The Burton Ronin Audio Stroll Down jacket looks good but sounds good too. Designed for boarders, it has built-in speakers which are weather resistant, which is a good thing if you're the type of boarder who'll go out in any weather. A carrying case for...

  • Burton offers snowboard-shaped flash drives
    Gadgets

    Burton offers snowboard-shaped flash drives

    By 12 June 2008

    These funky flash drives are from snowboard brand Burton and comes in a variety of colours with a 2GB capacity.

  • ONeill announces GPS-enabled NavJacket
    Gadgets

    ONeill announces GPS-enabled NavJacket

    By 14 December 2007

    O’Neill Europe has announced the launch of the NavJacket, a "dedicated navigation tool" integrated into a Gore-Tex jacket. The result of partnership between O'Neill's Wearable Electronics Department, the "H Division" and MyGuide, the high-tech jacket...

  • iJoy Board - snowboard training machine
    Sports Fitness

    iJoy Board - snowboard training machine

    By 3 October 2007

    If you're planning to take the slopes this year, you might want to think about investing in one of these. The iJoy Board Trainer will apparently let you train the same muscles you would snowboarding, so aches and pains shouldn't be so bad after some real...

  • Hangtimer: a snowboarder's best friend
    Sports Fitness

    Hangtimer: a snowboarder's best friend

    By 18 May 2007

    No mate, more like 6 seconds. There you have it: the cause of many bust-ups on the slopes – disagreeing about the time or distance spent airborne off a lip, kicker or drop. In steps HangTimer to put the issue to bed. As the name suggests, it will record...

  • Ski Club and Snow+Rock present summer adventure talks
    Sports Fitness

    Ski Club and Snow+Rock present summer adventure talks

    By 10 May 2007

    The Ski Club of Great Britain has teamed up with Snow+Rock, the outdoors retailer, to present a number of adventure talks during June and July. The talks, dubbed Living the High Life, will showcase some of Britain's leading climbers, mountain bike racers,...

  • SSX Blur - Nintendo Wii review
    Gaming 3.5 out of 5

    SSX Blur - Nintendo Wii review

    By 24 March 2007

    While the SSX timeline is filled to bursting point with hastily put together sequels, the series has been constant about two things. First, it’s always been about speeding down a snowy mountainside with a thin board strapped to your feet. Second, doing...

  • Burton and Motorola launch Audex 07 range
    Phones

    Burton and Motorola launch Audex 07 range

    By 30 January 2007

    Burton, the Snowboard maker not the high street retailer, has announced its 07 range of Audex connected clothing in connection with Motorola. The "hero" product of the range is a new down jacket that features a panel to access your mobile phone or MP3...

  • Rip Curl Girls Tour winter 2006/7
    Sports Fitness

    Rip Curl Girls Tour winter 2006/7

    By 20 October 2006

    Following the success of the summer tour aimed at getting girls surfing, Rip Curl has decided to repeat the event in winter style. The Rip Curl Girls Tour will visit twelve different locations, including UK, Switzerland, Sweden, Czech Rep, France, Italy,...