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Sporting Sails: Wind-Powered Skateboarding

Sporting Sails: Wind-Powered Skateboarding
Design & Architecture

A kite-like sail adds a new dimension to the sport.

Naresh Kumar
  • 17 september 2010

Sporting Sails tweaks the sport of skateboarding by allowing riders to use the wind to control their speed. The inventors of the Sporting Sail, brothers Nick and Billy Smith from California, say that their wind-catching sails help manage speed, stability and safety on various types of ski and board set-ups.

A video explains this hybrid sport:



Sporting Sails

[via Inhabitat]

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