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You Don’t Need a Hill When There’s a Jet Engine Strapped to Your Snowboard

Adding to the near-infinite list of things you saw on the internet that you really shouldn’t try at home, YouTube’s the Hacksmith strapped a couple of jet turbine engines to the back of a snowboard and hit his Canadian snow-covered streets because when you’ve got a jet-powered snowboard, you don’t need a mountain. Read More >>

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A Homemade Jet-Powered Snowboard Is Maybe Not The Safest Idea

Look, I’m all for extreme sports (and general borderline-stupid shenanigans masquerading as sport). But I think I’d probably draw the line at a homemade, 3D-printed jet-powered snowboard. Read More >>

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A Snowboard With Headlights Keeps You on the Slopes All Night Long

There are very few sports you can't play at night, thanks to the magic of gigantic stadium floodlights. But if your hunt for fresh powder leads you to the dark side of the mountain after the sun has set, careening down the slopes blind is a terrible idea. So the ever-innovative folks at Signal Snowboards decided a pair of snowboards upgraded with headlights would be much safer. Read More >>

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Watch a Mad Scientist Build and Ride a Heated Snowboard

It's easy to forget on the slopes, but your speed depends on the thin film of water created by your snowboard (or skis). So it follows that more heat below your feet would mean more speed, right? Signal Snowboards's Dave Lee just built a heated snow board to find out. Read More >>

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Nike’s Latest Snowboarding Boot Fits Right In at the Tron Chalet

First and foremost, a good pair of snowboarding boots should get you down a slope safely and with a good measure of comfort. But Nike also wants you to be noticed, particularly if you're competing and need to impress a bunch of judges. Read More >>

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A Self-Propelled Snowboard Makes Going Uphill Just as Fun

When Archimedes thought up his revolutionary water-pumping screw, little did he know that one day a group of high school students in Lyon, France would find a better use for his design. Their Propul-Surf uses a pair of horizontally-mounted screws to push a snowboard through the snow when gravity doesn't provide enough momentum. Read More >>

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Solar Snowboard Charges Your Gear When You’re Done Carving

The talented folks at Signal Snowboards are back with one of their most practical creations yet. Using a sheet of ultra-thin solar cells from a company called Powerfilm Solar, they created a board that harnesses the sun's rays and turns them into usable electricity for charging a small device. Read More >>

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Fly Fishing Snowboard Bridges Summer and Winter Pursuits

Those who like to stay active all year long probably have a basement filled with gear that can only be used during certain parts of the year. So the folks at Signal Snowboards decided to build something that could be enjoyed whether it was balmy or snowy outside with this versatile fly fishing snowboard. Read More >>

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Survivalist’s Snowboard Transforms Into Skis, a Shovel, and a Saw

The folks over at Signal Snowboards like to take time out every month and see what kind of crazy snowboard contraptions they can come up with. And this month they created the perfect snowboarding multi-tool for those who like to get away from it all. Read More >>