Wearable Experiments teams up with outdoor wear brand to rethink extreme sports

“Disruptive by Design” is the motto of the Oakley Future Sport Project, an initiative to challenge the status quo in aerial and extreme sports. The idea is simple: find ways for technology to improve existing sports or create entirely new ones.

Exciting as its potential is, this is not an entirely new idea. Science fiction writers have played with it for decades. From Star Trek’s Parisi Squares, to the titular sport from the movie Rollerball to a variety of zero-gravity combat sports, how technology interacts with the human body and what it can do consistently catches our imaginations.

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