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TIKI Kitesurf Board / Sports/Apparel

TIKI Kitesurf Board
TIKI Kitesurf Board

Kitesurf is a sport that is in growth all over the world, but unfortunately, the equipment to practice this sport is expansive for a developing country such as Brazil. We believe that sport can change people`s life, so in this project we designed a board and a method to manufacture only using materials found in Brazil making it cheap, easy to manufacture and high quality. The production cost of this board is 10% of an imported board. We also designed the fins to be produced using 3D printing technology, so people can print at home or at maker spaces spending less than U$ 2.00 per fin and reducing the shipping cost and environmental impact.

University

Icart

Icart
santana do livramento, Brazil

Michel Carvalho Icart,
Universidade Federal de Santa Maria

Mariana Piccoli,
Universidade Federal de Santa Maria