hammacher schlemmer's sidewinding circular skates can turn 720°
 
hammacher schlemmer's sidewinding circular skates can turn 720°
mar 23, 2015

hammacher schlemmer's sidewinding circular skates can turn 720°

hammacher schlemmer’s sidewinding circular skates can turn 720°
images courtesy of hammacher schlemmer

 

 

 

propelled by leaning side to side, the ‘sidewinding circular skates’ by hammacher schlemmer, drives riders forward in a serpentine motion similar to longboard skateboarding. however, unlike the longboard, the skates work without having to push off the ground. simply placing their feet on the two platforms which can support up to 200 lbs in weight, users can easily perform 720° spins as the wheels are not connected. an extendable rod can be joined to both, providing stability to novices and making the learning period faster. the ‘sidewinding circular skates’ are suitable for the ages of eight years old and above and can even be used on short grass, thanks to its 10-inch rubber wheel diameter.

 


demonstration of how riders would use the skates on pavements, grass and dirt surfaces
video courtesy of hammacher schlemmer

 

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the two 10-inch rubber wheels enables users to stop on a dime

 

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an extendable rod can connect the two wheels in order to provide stability

 

 

 

[h/t] psfk

  • Typical catalog ..printing old news: about 5 years ago a similar design was called the FREERIDER. I have one.

    Jim

    jimCan says:
  • hello
    very impressive skate ! is it possible for you to deliver this product to France ?
    best regards,
    isabelle

    Miton says:
  • an absolute winner. Great thinking outa da box.

    mackenzie collins says:
  • i have those in my cellar, know how to ride these. my son uses them frequently. thas idea is way too old for a novelty posting.

    regina says:

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