This GoPro video shows Christian Yellott zipping through the incredible narrow canyons of Lake Powell but if I squint a little bit, I can convince myself that I'm watching kid Anakin podracing in Tatooine. Either way, it's pretty awesome.
I've seen many jet ski jumps and backflips, but never from this cool perspective. I don't know the mechanism they use to attach them—I imagine some articulated arm/gimbal thingamajig—but I just love these head-mounted action cameras.
Comedian Bill Hicks once said, "Money can't buy happiness, but it can buy a jet ski, and you never see an unhappy person riding a jet ski." Mr. Hicks, and most of those who have copied his quote since, never saw someone ride Kawasaki's new 310-horsepower jet ski, the Ultra 310. The rider of this brutish machine may be…
What would you do if you woke up after Irene and saw your entire town had been flooded? Check your basement? Call friends and see if they're okay? Hell no, brah—get out the jet ski and get x-treme.
Jason Woods wasn't satisfied with the scene at his local lake. The choice between giant, expensive boats and splashing around on the sand, well, sucked. So he made his own fun—a custom, 15 mph, jet-powered aqua board.
Lift off! This concept personal watercraft zooms above the water's surface with the help of twin hydrofoils that act as wings. Without the drag from all those waves, its top speeds can trump those of a regular jet-ski.
Laird Hamilton is as tech savvy as surfers get. He knows that the gear that takes him into danger also helps him out of it. Here's a harrowing tale of surfing terror and the jet ski that saved a life:
Laird Hamilton is as tech savvy as surfers get. Here he discusses his part in pioneering the latest surfing techniques, such as jet-ski tow-in surfing, hydrofoil boards and kite boarding:
Laird Hamilton is as tech savvy as surfers get. Here he looks at the shapes and materials that make boards great—what's changed over the years, and what hasn't:
This Jet Ski-shaped phone is, I fear, the Reebok Jazz aerobic shoe of the telephone world. Just look at those colors. Does it come with a matching bag for you to put your gym gear in? Let's hope so, because it'll come in handy for your girlfriend when she decides to move out, taking everything you own with her—…
You're running from the KGB in an ATV, and all of a sudden you hit Lake Titicaca—what do you do? If you were Bond you'd turn around and shoot them all, but unfortunately your wife forgot to renew your license to kill (blast you woman!). Good thing you have this Gibbs Technology Quadski that turns from an ATV into a…