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…Winchboarding looks like madness?

Winch Madness

Want to wakeskating but don’t have a lake… or a boat?

Don’t worry; if you can find yourself a few feet of water and a winch, you can go winchboarding.

Don’t believe me? Check out the tricks that the Winch Madness crew are able to pull off in what amounts to a bathtub full of water:

[Via: Like Cool]

…The Grinch is ready to tow you?

Grinch

Distortion Boarding’s Grinch Winch and Snow Grinch are winch machines designed for wakeboarding, skateboarding, snowboarding, surfing, and any other board sport where you need a little extra speed and momentum to pull off sick tricks.

With an adjustable hand throttle for varying the towing speed, a hydraulic brake for quick and easy stops, a rope friendly roller system that allows you to tow from almost any angle, and a 7 hp gas engine with 90:1 overdrive for top speeds of 25 to 30 MPH and deepwater starts, the Grinch is designed to be very user friendly.

With an adapter for a 2” receiver hitch on your vehicle, a tow kit for wheeling around, and the old school mounting method of just hammering the thing into the ground with stakes, the Winch is ready to go when and where you are, provided you can bring the necessary board skills to the table of course.

Just make sure your health insurance is in good shape before grabbing the rope, because this is one fun way to go down in a blaze of glory.

[Distortion Boarding – Grinch]

[Via: Gizmodo]

…You can design your own t-shirt?

T-Shirt Design Process

So you’ve seen the designs on Threadless, Design By Humans, or the numerous other t-shirt design submission sites that are out there and thought, “Hey, I can do that.”

Well then, chances are you probably can, but to do so, you’re going to need to know how.

To help you on this epic design quest, You The Designer has come up with a great guide called The Ultimate Guide to Designing Your Own Custom T-Shirts, and it’s filled with tips on all aspects of the submission process.

If you’re ready, then fire up Illustrator and click below:

[You The Designer – The Ultimate Guide To Designing Your Own Custom T-Shirts]

…It’s Website Wednesday: Rip TV?

Rip TV

Rip TV is “an interactive broadband action sports TV network with an emphasis on Mountain Biking, Snowboarding, Skateboarding, Skiing, BMX, Surfing, MotoX, and more”.

With “exclusive programming, live-event coverage, and entertaining weekly shows”, as well as crazy crashes, treacherous tricks, cool contests, and gnarly news, it’s designed to fill all of your extreme sports needs in one place (and let you know about all of the sports that can kill you).

If that’s not good enough, then just keep in mind that Rip TV is still in Beta, so you can have that ‘there before the crowds’ feeling for a little wile longer.

[Rip TV]

…Unicycles are good for tricks?

I always thought that unicycling looked hard enough on its own. Apparently, if you’re getting good at your one wheeled cycle though, rolling around just isn’t going to keep you entertained; you’ve got to jump and spin and balance and other crazy stuff like that. Check out the following videos for an example of what I mean.

Ready to give it a try yourself? One of these is sure to help you on your way:

[Via: Neatorama]