The slide of your life: extreme sled hits 65km/h

Reconnect with your inner child, and your inner adrenaline junkie.

If you're looking for something that will turn heads on the piste and if you have a real sense of adventure, then consider trading in the skis or snowboard for something more than a little different and more than a little exclusive.

The Snolo Stealth-X is an extreme sled, built from carbon fiber, offering a level of maneuverability, sensitivity and out-and-out speed over all types of snow that is a million miles away from young children on a hillside with tea trays and a million miles closer to snowboarding or riding in a motorcycle sidecar in terms of sensation and feedback.

Capable of hitting over 65km/h (about 40m/h), the sled can be taken apart and packed into a bag to make negotiating ski lifts that much easier and thanks to its carbon fiber construction, it only weighs 4.1kg, making it not much heavier than a couple of notebook computers.

Retailing for $2,999, Snolo can be ordered online at www.snolosleds.com.

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