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Touted as being the ultimate supplement to your airbag, Avalanche Float is planning to release a system which automatically releases your snowboard in the event of an avalanche. The systems designers understand the benefits of an airbag and are looking to further increase a riders chance of survival by preventing the anchor effect a board can have on its rider. When activated the system will release the binding straps and send a distress signal with your GPS coordinates.

 

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3 Responses

  1. permnation

    Ha…don’t forget to deactivate the distress signal at the fall “blow your airbag off” party…instant authorities.

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  2. Shane

    Kinda short on details. How does the thing release your bindings? Are those little canisters full of explosives?

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