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Nicholas sent in this fantastic SnoDeck – a motorized snow skateboard –

Systems Design Engineering students at University of Waterloo demonstrate a skateboard modded for use in snow. The dual tracks are driven by electric drill motors and suspended on elongated skate trucks. Turning radius is 2 meters. A wired kill switch stops the machine when the skater (tracker?) steps off.

SnoDeck (video) – Link.

12 thoughts on “SnoDeck – Motorized snow skateboard

  1. I think that this a very cool idea yes the pun was intended. what are the tracks from? Or did you make them yourself?. good job. can you guy’s do any tricks on it yet?

  2. I think that this a very cool idea yes the pun was intended. what are the tracks from? Or did you make them yourself?. good job. can you guy’s do any tricks on it yet?

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