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3D-printed exoskeleton helps paralyzed skier walk again

The robotic suit, created by 3D Systems and EksoBionics, allows Amanda Boxtel, who was paralyzed in a skiing accident, to walk for the first time since 1992.

By Feb. 18, 2014


The Olympic skier known as 'spam king'

Vancouver silver medalist Dale Begg-Smith reportedly made a small fortune, and plenty of enemies, through pop-up ads and adware designed to be nearly impossible to remove.

By Feb. 17, 2010


Skier Vonn uses Twitter, Facebook for leg update

In a posting on her Facebook page, Vonn updates fans and the world on her badly bruised shin, saying she is feeling more optimistic she can ski through the pain.

By Feb. 11, 2010


Twitter and iPhone help find lost skier

A "crowdsourced" Twitter request for the phone numbers of two missing skiers and GPS tracking of their iPhones leads to the rescue of one. The other was found dead.

By Mar. 3, 2009


Transformer-like suit lets you lift 110 pounds -- with each hand

An Italian engineering company has created a robotic exoskeleton that gives wearers superhero powers. But this one has a weak spot that Crave's Michael Franco spots in an instant.

By Mar. 6, 2014


DIY shark intrusion system works in aquariums

It works in a home aquarium with toys, but could this laser tripwire alert people to hungry sharks approaching swimmers?

By Aug. 19, 2012


Watch the making of a 'Jurassic Park' Velociraptor suit

The studio behind the terrifying Velociraptor costume in "Jurassic Park" comes clean about how they created the outfit in an epic behind-the-scenes video.

By Oct. 23, 2012


Olympic notebook: 'Snow Leopard' spotted in Vancouver

But it's a skier from Ghana, not the Apple operating system, that has caught people's eye at the Winter Games.

By Feb. 25, 2010


GPS device tests your skills on the slopes

The "Flaik" tracks skier's performance and can compare it with others on its online community.

By Jun. 3, 2008


Goggles with built-in display let you ski like a boss

Oakley's new Airwave goggles feature a heads-up display that can show a variety of mapping and performance data in real time. You can even see where your friends are while you make a jump.

By Oct. 26, 2012