Life as a Silicon Valley tech bro is awesome because you’re rich, and all that sweet, green money buys you very expensive hobbies. The latest craze: foiling. It evidently feels like flying except you’re on the water and your bones get broken.
I challenge you to watch this video of a kite boarder being carried seemingly hundreds of feet up into the air without instinctively tightening up your sphincter. I say it's impossible. [Boing Boing]
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: