Wednesday, July 22, 1998

Ski Seat Design and Test

This is what Joe, Mike, and I spent the whole summer on in San Diego. We worked 8-5 at our real jobs, eat a quick dinner, then work on the Ski Seat from about 11pm-3am every night.

We came up with our own design, made our own molds (mold for the carbon fiber hydro foils shown above), laid up the fiberglass and other materials less than optimally ventilated area, assembled the seats, footholds, seat belts, and even made it look somewhat presentable.

And there's Mike showing off the big air you can get on these things in the San Diego Bay. We only ended up making 3 and haven't fulfilled our goal of marketing and selling them, but the fun was in the journey.