Windpower Super Skate Sail

These absurdities make an amusing counterpoint to the speed-controlling parachutes we discussed a month ago.

 

Ahoy, mateys and set the main sail!

Ahoy, mateys and set the main sail!

It’s hard to imagine using something like this in any setting where other human beings are present without getting yourself punched in the face.

What could be more fun that standing on your skateboard on the grass, holding a big sheet of plastic?

What could be more fun than standing on your skateboard on the grass, holding a big sheet of plastic?

http://www.alibaba.com/showroom/super-skate-sail.html

http://www.skymall.com/large-super-skate-sail/LSK101.html

$6 from Alibaba, or $49.99 from sky mall, your preference.

5 thoughts on “Windpower Super Skate Sail

  1. Gary

    If you can’t decide if you want to fly a kite or ride your skateboard, now you don’t have to! You can both lose your kite and your teeth on the same day. Boy will your parents be proud!

  2. Gary

    Stern, you underestimate the stupidity of people trying out their new toys in a huge storm.
    I can see the headlines now, “Local youth crashes into tree while flying a kite in hurricane on roller skates”.

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