Every Third Thursday: Adaptive Snowboard Reinvented

By • Sep 20th, 2012 • Category: Featured Videos, Features, Videos

This month’s challenge is to merge Signal snowboards technology and Crankbrothers Mountain bike component technology to create a new next-level custom adaptive snowboard customized to get a new crew of shredders on the hill. The motivation for the build is personal—in 2000, good friend and pro snowboarder Tim Ostler was paralyzed from the chest down in a halfpipe snowboarding accident. Despite maintaining an athletic lifestyle, Tim hasn’t been snowboarding since….

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14 thoughts on “Every Third Thursday: Adaptive Snowboard Reinvented

  1. smokinshreder

    The heart behind Signal brings positivity and inspiration to snowboarding. gives me a reason to still love this sport as much as i do!

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  2. Bert LaMar

    That was a really cool thing to do for Timmy. He’s an awesome person. It would be beyond rad if Signal put him on the team to give courage and hope to others out there that want to get on the snow-chair but maybe a bit intimidated.

    And let us not forget cool-ass people that ripped hard on the snow and ended up in wheelchairs, like Trevor Snowden.

    http://trevair.com/

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