3. Kneeboarding!

Some of the worst inventions to have blighted snowboarding

KneeFlyerHowever, if you want to bypass your legs altogether and instead use your spine as a shock absorber, plus be completely unable to get on to a chairlift, this handy accessory will do the trick for you. Introducing the KneeFlyer, a (failed) Kickstarter campaign, that if successful would have populated the snowboard world with half-sized companions. Like life size Chuck Buddies you would have been able to hurl your friend at the park jump of your choosing and simply let physics decide where they may end up.

In all seriousness, this could have had amazing potential as an adaptive technology, like a less tech version of Signal’s Wheelchair Snowboard. But why anyone would choose to ride with their face at crotch height is beyond us…

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