Ski and snowboard exoskeleton takes pressure off muscles and joints

01-Jan-2019
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Elevate is a ski/snowboard leg exoskeleton developed by Roam Robotics.
Consists of leg braces and a small backpack that carries the power source and controls.
Braces are strapped to the user’s thighs and connected to their ski or snowboard boots.
Its aim is to boost strength in quadricep muscles.
Gives skiers more control while reducing muscle fatigue and joint pressure.
Braces weigh just over 1 kg each.
Rental charge is around $100 to $110 per day.
Limited release until next season.

Claims to let older skiers ski like they're 5 years younger
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