Vienna-based photographer Sebastian Wahlhutter captured something you don't see everyday...hammocks suspended hundreds of feet above ground at an annual "Highline Meeting," in which 26 athletes came together relax in 17 colorful hammocks strung up high in the sky. "I can remember the first time going to sit on a highline, and it was really an intense experience. Once you are in the hammock, it's perfect, and you get a feeling of freedom; even though it's so exposed, relaxing is not a problem. This is a gathering and special experience for everyone participating. But the hammock action is also a symbol and a tribute to the past, and should remind us that there were also other times at this place when people were killing each other. In a way, the whole concept can also be reduced to 'building bridges' instead of fighting each other," said Wahlhutter. Continue reading for another video and more picturesl.
KiteWing will change the way you snowboard, skateboard, ice skate, and more, forever. It's essentially a portable wing that's designed to not only work on tarmac, but also the snow, dirt and water, without lines. There's also no bulky control bar to slow you down, just a simple design to keep things durable and responsive for users. In the correct wind conditions an experienced rider can reach speeds up to 56mph (90 km/hour), while the very experienced can perform controlled jumps of up to 500 meters (on declining terrain). When you're finished, just fold it up, place it in the included lightweight bag, and you'll be ready to go. Continue reading for two more videos, additional pictures and information.
Why bother swimming or scuba diving, when you can fly underwater with a Subwing Honeycomb glider? It's made from a tough ABS polymer shell, and has a lightweight hollow design equipped with honeycomb patterned core walls to achieve the best possible strength versus weight characteristics, making it both incredible stiff, light and strong. This gadget lets you explore the ocean like never before, whether it be gliding directly above the ocean sand floor, or performing thrilling twists and turns near the surface. Continue reading for another video and more information.
If nothing else, this water-powered hoverboard lets you effortlessly hover 16-feet above your friends at the beach. Think of it as a wakeboard equipped with high-powered water jets at its rear. It basically attaches to your personal watercraft with a long hose, propelling you above water, at speeds of up to 16mph. Once you're airborne, you can perform wild aerial tricks like flips, spins, summersaults, and more, just like a dolphin. Click here to view the first image in today's viral picture gallery. Continue reading for the five most popular viral videos today, including a bride that puts a mind-boggling spell on the groom.
Air-Trekker Jumping Stilts let you hop off the two-wheeled hoverboards, and into the sky. Once strapped on, you stand 18" taller, with 3 foot long, space-age, carbon-fiber springs attached to your legs, ready to send you into orbit. This device basically combines stilts with pogo sticks, and promises to give you superhuman powers, like the ability to jump 10-feet into the air, or run as fast as 20mph while galloping along with 9-foot strides. Get a pair here now. Continue reading for another video and more information.
Another day, another jet-powered sufboard, and this time, we have Aquila. This Spain-based company is offering a new line of electric-powered boards with The Carver being able to achieve a top speed of 44mph. The Blade is perfect for freestyle riders who need peak maneuverability, and a manageable top speed of 33 mph. All models utilize an integrated jet propulsion system, and the battery packs are replaceable to boot. Click here to view the first image in this week's art of trolling gallery. Continue reading for a viral video of a taser hitting bare skin at 28,000 frames per second.
You could either swim, ride a jet ski, body board, or surf with the Lampuga, the "world's fastest electric surfboard." Similar to other models, ituses an electric drive that shoots water-spewing thrust out at the board's tail. Its 15-horsepower drive uses a brushless synchronous motor powered by a 52-volt lithium-ion battery that provides 20-35 minutes of continuous run time and up to 12 miles (20 km) of range - can be recharged in 1-hour with the 60-amp charging station. The board's lightweight carbon fiber/composite construction helps it achieve a top speed of 32mph on water. Instead of bindings, Lampuga relies on a basic anti-slip mat, while two grab handles provide grip and steering for electric knee-boarding. Click here to view the first image in today's viral picture gallery. Continue reading for the five most popular viral videos today, including the most epic vehicle jump ever.
California-based Hoverboard Technologies reveals "The Hoverboard", and while it's Back to the Future-inspired, the device does not hover, but rather uses a central wheel that acts like a Segway-style gyroscope to maintain balance, control direction and create a 'floating feeling.' It can hit speeds up to 16mph and travel 12-miles when fully charged. "Minimalistic, efficient and intuitively engineered to respond to subtle shifts in body weight, the Hoverboard's innovative design becomes an extension of the rider. Precision sensors create a floating feeling as you surf the pavement, zoom up and down hills or just cruise with the wind in your face and your mind on other things. With the Hoverboard, each trip is as thrilling as you want to make it," said the company. Click here to view the first image in this week's art of trolling gallery. Continue reading for a viral video of the Pluto system as seen by NASA's New Horizons spacecraft.
Powered by two lightweight brushless 2000W electric motors, the LEIF eSnowboard delivers power to ride in any direction - forward, backwards, sideways and uphill - like you would a traditional snowboard. It can achieve speeds up to 20 mph, complete with a wireless remote that has a thumb slider to control the cylinders. The board weighs in at 15-pounds and good for 8-miles on a single charge. Continue reading for three more videos and additional information.
Most off-road vehicles aren't known for their speed, that is unless...you're talking about the 2016 Polaris RZR XP Turbo. The Powered by a 144-horsepower Polaris ProStar Turbo engine, it features a fully-engineered stronger driveline, FOX PODIUM Internal Bypass Shocks with larger remote shock reservoirs / 24 position clickers and 248mm stainless steel ventilated rotors on all four corners to help it stop on a dime. Click here to view the first image in today's viral picture gallery. Continue reading for the five most popular viral videos today, including one of a bizarre amphibious weed-cutting vehicle.