Adaptive Snowboard Reinvented: Raising The Bar

Posted by Helge Zirkl | October 1st, 2012 Share

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Dave Lee and the Signal Snowboards crew are back tackling a new hybrid snowboard project that’s inspiring on many levels. This month’s challenge is to merge Signal Snowboards technology and Crankbrothers Mountain Bike component technology to create a new next-level custom adaptive snowboard customized to get a new crew of shredders on the hill. The motivation for the build is personal—in 2000, good friend and pro snowboarder Tim Ostler was paralyzed from the chest down in a halfpipe snowboarding accident. Despite maintaining an athletic lifestyle, Tim hasn’t been snowboarding since. Watch as the crew build one of the most rewarding boards to date and, after a few setbacks, succeed in getting Tim back out riding with his friends. ❚ Flattr this

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