Tuesday, July 19, 2011

Popular Mechanics magazine was first published in 1902 and ever since then they have tried to predict the latest upcoming technology trends. Let's take a look at the snowsports they predicted over that 110 year period to see how well they did…

Tuesday, July 5, 2011

Over the past few years helmet use in snowboarding has grown massively in the US and the rest of the world are not far behind.
Stats from the NSAA. Interestingly for kids under the age of 9 helmet usage has reached 91% and doesn’t look to be slowing. Makes you wonder whether these new helmet use laws that have been popping up around the US over the last couple of years are really worthwhile. Give it another couple of years and everyone will be wearing one anyway. 
This increase of helmet use has been matched with a growth of the options available and a rapid development of the technologies used. Over this period, for example, integrated headphones have become almost standard option with for snowboard helmets. Today we take a look at what the future might hold as this market continues to develop…
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