SAN FRANCISCO (Jan. 13, 2020) – Roam Robotics’ award-winning Elevate ski exoskeleton that is giving new life to tired skier legs is now available for demo at 10 premier resorts nationwide. The intuitive, easy-to-use system can be fitted and powered-up in just a few minutes and found at convenient slope side rental locations.
Elevate is a smart ski exoskeleton that enhances a skier’s natural movements without sacrificing technique or range of motion. Elevate supports up to 30% of a skier’s body weight using pneumatic actuators that turn compressed air into upward force, significantly reducing the load on muscles and minimizing painful knee joint compression. By combining on-board sensors with smart software, Elevate anticipates a skier’s turns and automatically adjusts knee and quad support to aid natural motion. Elevate supports skiers as they enter and exit a turn, while acting as a shock absorber on variable terrain.
Elevate is now available for demo at the following U.S. resorts:
- Northstar, Calif.
- Squaw Valley, Calif.
- Breckenridge, Colo.
- Keystone, Colo.
- Snowmass, Colo.
- Sun Valley, Idaho
- Big Sky, Mont.
- Park City, Utah
- Deer Valley, Utah
- Canyons, Utah
Roam Robotics is offering three rental options at each of the 10 resorts:
- 2-hour test drive for $25
- Daily rentals, starting at $109
- Elevate Open Pass, starting at $129. Elevate Open Pass gives access to any location with no restrictions or blackout dates, subject to inventory available.
For more information or to book online, please visit: https://www.roamrobotics.com/reservations.
About Roam Robotics
Roam builds devices that expand the boundaries of human mobility for all people. Roam envisions solutions that millions of people integrate into their daily lives in order to stay physically active. The potential uses are endless: whether you are a skier or a hiker, a soldier or a gardener, Roam’s mission is help you push past your current boundaries and extend your ability to do the activities you love.
The company incorporated in December 2013 after launching out of Otherlab, the San Francisco-based collection of scientists and inventors working on a range of projects in the robotics, renewable energy, digital manufacturing, transportation, and educational markets. For more information on Roam, please visit http://www.roamrobotics.com.