Advanced Surfboards : Pukas + Tecnalia = Surfing + Technology

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Advanced surfboards like this collaboration from Pukas Surfboards and Tecnalia Technology can improve a surfers technique "through the acquisition of quantitative and objective data". These advanced surfboards feature a gyroscope, accelerometer, GPS, and compass and were tested by elite surfers Aritz Aranburu, Hodei Collazo, Kepa Acero and Mario Azurza while there movement was being matched in real-time. What's the point of all of this? It's all in the pursuit to design better and better boards and also help judges judge surfing competitions. Very Cool! Check out the video below...

February 26, 2011 12:37 AM | Surfing

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