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Killspencer Athletics Collection

Killspencer are mostly know for their bags and accessories, but they have recently presented the "Athletics Collection”, a beautiful line of vintage inspired products for sports such as boxing, football, soccer and baseball. The luxurious collection of beautifully handcrafted goods is now available at the Killspencer online store.



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CTRUS FOOTBALL | BY AGENTS | Image

CTRUS FOOTBALL | BY AGENTS

CTRUS functional principle is based on the mechanical properties of its materials. It is composed by an inner structure (skelle-core) and an outer net-embedded shell, made out of reinforced elastomers, these pieces have different durometer according to its structural location. the flexibility provided by its materials, emulates the bounce of an inflated pneumatic soccer ball, but offers the advantage of not loosing air. CTRUS doesn’t need air in order to perform....
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BILLABONG V1 BIG WAVE FLOATATION WETSUIT | Image

BILLABONG V1 BIG WAVE FLOATATION WETSUIT

In 2010 big wave surfer Shane Dorian took the worst wipeout of his life whilst surfing Mavericks, California. After almost drowning he came up with the idea to incorporate an air bladder into a wetsuit. Shane contacted Billabong and straight away they started working on the life saving device. The suit has a back-mounted air bladder and a carbon-dioxide cartridge that inflates with a ripcord. The inflatable wetsuit is patent-pending and should be available soon. Wat...
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PUSH SNOWBOARDING | BY NOKIA AND BURTON | Image

PUSH SNOWBOARDING | BY NOKIA AND BURTON

Nokia, in partnership with Burton, developed a monitoring system for snowboarders. The idea is to connect a series of sensors (heart rate, pressure on the board and orientation) to a Arduino processor, which then sends via Bluetooth, the acquired data to a Nokia N8, which records the entire performance (including the phone´s GPS path).  All this through a free application that can be downloaded from the Push Snowboarding web page. The Push Kit should be availab...
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