Hangboarding: snowboarding reinvented
You have to see the video to fully comprehend this thing. You're suspended in a harness a few inches above a snowboard as you fly down the mountain head-first. It looks a little strange, but it does seem like it would be fun.
For some reason I think Job from Arrested Development would look great on one--it could be his winter Segway.
Full disclosure: my dad is retired and did some freelance work at their manufacturing outlet. That's how I heard about it.
Hangboarding combines the three well-established sports of snowboarding, hang gliding and mountain biking, and yet it is something completely different.
Hangboarding is not like anything else. You’re not connected to your edges; you’re suspended above them. You’re not in bindings; you’re harnessed. And you sure as hell aren’t vertical; you’re horizontal. So we understand if you need a little explanation. We can explain the technique and the setup, to really understand hangboarding you have to get on the snow and ride.