This looks like a normal kayak at first, but the jet-propelled Mokai ES-Kape is anything but a simple water cruiser. In addition to a modular design - breaks into 3 pieces - which allows easy transportation, it's powered by a removable 4-stroke Subaru engine good for speeds up to 17 miles per hour on water. "The MOKAI watercraft idea was born from the need to provide a product that allowed fishermen, hunters and explorers a craft that granted access to those hard to reach upstream or shallow area locations. It had to be lightweight, durable, easy to transport, environmentally friendly and fuel-efficient," said the company. 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 an old tractor repurposed into a motorcycle.
If you're a water sports enthusiast who dreams of flying through the ocean waves, but don't like surfing, there is now an alternative...the Kymera Bodyboard. Powered by a solar-powered, lithium-ion battery pack, it has a top speed of 18mph (25mph for propane-powered model) and caught the attention of search and rescue (SAR) teams and lifeguards. Continue reading for two more videos and information.
Why spend $1,000+ on a boosted board, when you could just pick up a Kickr, which is basically a modular, patent-pending, precision-machined, non-obtrusive electric drivetrain that is compatible with almost any board. There's no re-drilling decks, changing trucks or even wheels, and it will work with your board to preserve the fundamentals of the way you ride. Simply strap on the accessory, remove a nut, and spin the motor mount on. The throttle is controlled with your feet, letting you zip around town at speeds up to 20 mph. Continue reading for two more videos and additional information.
Forcite Alpine may not be the first action helmet, but it's the first geared specifically towards those who enjoy snow sports. Featuring an integrated 4K action camera, a helmet-to-helmet communication system, and even advanced sensors that track your altitude, lines. The camera has instant social media sharing once you finish recording, enabling you to get the action to your friends and family as quickly as possible. You'll also get other important data displayed, such as top speed and max airtime. If you want some entertainment, simply turn on the built-in Bluetooth headset, pair it to a compatible device, and you'll be ready to rock. Continue reading for another video, the Kickstarter page and more pictures.
Before spending thousands on expensive scuba gear, check out the x2 Underwater Jetpack. It's basically wearable propulsion system that revolutionizes the underwater experience by enabling the wearer to explore the ocean with the power and grace of a dolphin. The drive is essentially generated by the company's patented Hydra thrusters, which propels you through the water faster than an Olympian swimmer, thus helping conserve precious oxygen you can use for longer dives. Continue reading for another video of the current version and more information.
Forget skateboards and bikes, the Local Motors Verrado features BMX-inspired styling as well as a custom chassis. Powering this trike is a rear-mounted electric motor - drives the two back wheels, and the battery pack takes just 3-hours to charge. To keep things efficient, it uses regenerative braking, while a powerful disc brake on the front wheel is there for maximum stopping power. Comfort is key when it comes to day-long drifting sessions, so it's also equipped with a thick-padded and contoured seat. The Verrado comes in black, white, red or silver colors, and will set you back $1,560. 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 clever IKEA hack that involves a secret room.
Miami-based NightSUP have unveiled a new line of stand-up paddleboarding that come equipped with a strip of LED lights, making them perfect for late night river cruises. They were originally designed to enhance safety on night paddles, but the company realized that the LEDs - at least 40-feet of lights - also give you an incredible view of the nighttime sea and wildlife. Continue reading for two more videos and additional information.
Dual Snowboards put a new twist on the classic board, as these mini boards are attached to each foot independently, enabling riders to perform a myriad of tricks while having the freedom to walk and maneuver like normal. There's no need for new boots or bindings, since they work with your standard 4 bolt bindings and comfortable snowboard boots. Get a pair here now. Continue reading for two more videos and additional information.
No, this isn't a variation on the hoverboard, but rather the slalom skateboard, which is propelled by a side-to-side skiing-like movement. Riders simply have to push off the ground, place their feet on either side of the back wheel, and lean side-to-side to propel the scooter forward. To stop, simply hold on to the built-in handle, and place a foot on the ground, similar to stopping a skateboard. Continue reading for a side profile image and more information.
Why bother with boring old sleds, when you can carve the slopes on a Yooner? This gadget is basically a small snow cart that lets riders sit 8-inches above the ground, enabling them to slide down the slopes with ease. The curved handle ensures both simply downhill steering as well as braking. Just pull back on the handle to dig its claws into the snow, helping you come to a stop. Continue reading for two more videos and additional information.