As winter rests its icy keister upon our heads things get cold, dark, and downright depressing. The only—literally the only—thing I look forward to come wintertime is playing in the snow. Here're some items to help you maximize your frozen fun.
Every few years Volkswagen focuses its design expertise on sleds instead of cars. And this year they've introduced a couple of new offerings, including this sleek Crazy Bob sled featuring Golf GTI branding.
This gulp-inducing ride, based on a 1949 Austrian design, set a Guinness World Record for longest vertical drop—going 66 mph. Now, you can own it—though we'd advise practicing with some neighborhood sledding before taking it up the Alps.
Let's say you've got a kickass sled and plenty of snow, but no nearby hills to plummet down. Are you thinking what this guy's thinking, and tying your sled to the back of a fast-moving train? Please don't!
All-season sleds aren't exactly a new concept, but I still can't help but marvel that $90 bucks and some water for this toy's removable ice molds could mean that I can go sledding whether there's snow or not.
Sledding, generally speaking, rules. Unfortunately, it only works in the winter time. Not so with the Slicer, which promises good times and grass stains.
While I think the Surfster Double Black looks like a head-on date with a tree waiting to happen, it does have one redeeming quality. That quality being it conveniently doubles as a two-person body board.
You may never fly the Millennium Falcon with a Wookie by your side, but at least you can fly down a hill on a rough approximation of the famous ship. That's still pretty good.