Wingfly Suit

What’s scarier than plummeting thousands of feet? Doing it next to a jagged cliff with little room for error. Wingsuit Flying is the rapidly growing extreme sport in which a person wears a “wingsuit”, i.e. a suit with fabric between limbs, to create extra lift in the fall. Most wingsuit jumpers choose to use a

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Smart Clothing: Exosuits

The use of new and exciting technology is changing the way in which we interact with the human body. In the past, the development of machinery integrated with the human body, aka an exoskeleton systems, was usually unwieldy and bulky. The initial prototypes were developed by the military for the purpose of easing tasks for

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Amazing Outdoor Photos

Have you ever seen a photo that made you rethink why you are stuck in your office, sitting in an uncomfortable chair and drinking your sixth cup of coffee? We ran across some amazing outdoor photos that will have you packing your bags or at least thinking about packing your bags for an adventure of

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River Surfing

Surfing in the most traditional sense is done on the open ocean. There is a subset of surfers who take their passion inland. River surfing originated sometime in the 1950s and involves surfing on standing waves (consistent and stable waves in a river caused by a constriction in the river) or tidal bores (high tides

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Hoverboards

The future is now. Google Glasses, Skype, FaceTime, 3-D Printing all would astound our ancestors, and to some degree, still astound us. Technology that was previously only dreamt of or was scarcely available is now being released to the general consumer with diminishing costs at increasingly rapid speed. For example, several tech companies have begun

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DIY: Maggie Vessey

New York Fashion Week has been littering the news with high fashion shows, top models, designer drama, and new couture trends. . . none of which we normally follow. However, we do follow athletes, and we take notice when high-profile athletes and the fashion world collide, especially in new and interesting ways. Maggie Vessey (www.maggievessey.com)

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Golf Club Record

Odds are, you haven’t golfed like Karsten Maas. Maas, a Danish pro-golfer and pro-trick golfer, has just entered into the record books with a brand new record for the longest usable club. Not just the longest club; the longest usable club. Don’t believe us? Check out this video from the Guinness World Records: Maas decided

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Extreme Locations

We are adrenaline junkies and are always looking for our next fix. Part of the excitement is trying extreme sports, stretching beyond our comfort zones, and trying out new locations. We’ve compiled a list of the top 5 countries worldwide for extreme sports. 5. Thailand It’s the sleeper of the list, but don’t let its

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Skate’s Up!

Skateboarding and longboarding are passions of the Snikwah community. Hitting the open road, carving with the wind in your face on a trail, and perfecting tricks on a homemade vert ramp all get us stoked. Naturally, when we heard about the reincarnation of motorized skateboards, we had to know more. New technology is helping spur

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