Former Olympian Endorses Robotic Exoskeleton For Skiing

Former Olympian Endorses Robotic Exoskeleton For Skiing

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Former Olympian Endorses Robotic Exoskeleton For Skiing

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Elevate is designed to offload weight from quads and knees to enable seasoned skiers to continue to enjoy the sport they love free of discomfort – making possible longer ski days, longer ski vacations—and ultimately a longer skiing career.”

I’ve had my eye on these robotic exoskeletons ever since Roam Robitics announced they were available for pre-order back in March 2018. They still aren’t available for purchase, but they are offering rental options at 9 resorts including Sun Valley, Squaw and Breck. Dialy rentals start at $109 but you can do a 2 hour test run for $25. 1972 Winter Olympian Hank Kashiwa has had his fair share of injuries during his long career and fully endorses the technology:

“I’ve had more than 20 surgeries—more than 12 on my knees—so I can really tell when I’m getting support.”

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