Levi Lavallee is a bad man on a snowmobile. The X Games athlete is always looking for new ways to push the limits and new records to set. I don’t know who the genius is who greenlit him taking his antics into the city, but I think we all owe him a high five and a drink.
Winter is coming. For many of you, including my man Tyrion Lannister, this means terrible things like white walkers or not being able to ride motorcycles. Luckily, Travis Rice and Dan Adams are here to show us it doesn’t have to be all bad.
Did you know that the world record for riding a snowmobile on something that isn’t snow, but is rather melted snow (water), is an actual thing??? Well, it is a thing, and Norway’s own Morten Blien just rode his ‘mobile on water for damn near four hours. Here’s video of the entire thing, in case you didn’t think it was…
This is the Mattro Ardenner. Three treads, over 1,000 lb-ft of power, near-silent operation, zero emissions. And styling straight out of a Terminator-themed nightmare. So will we be riding it or running from it in the first robot uprising?
Riding a snowmobile on flat water is pretty amazing. This brave Icelandic dude took things just a little step further.
Jason Cesco joined the racks of the few maniacs who have backflipped a snowmobile on dirt this summer. Here's the nauseating stunt from his helmet cam. It's disconcerting to see skis riding over rocks, let alone over your head.
With enough throttle, you can drive a snowmobile across water. With enough of a ramp, you can even jump one into a river. This can only lead to one conclusion
Oh Canada, we stand on guard for thee now that we know you've given out a contract for a stealth snowmobile called Loki, aka the shape-shifting God, aka the bad guy in all those Thor/Avenger movies. Wake up America! Canada is coming.
Last year's Watercross European Champion Antti Holmberg set a new world record by driving a snowmobile on water for about 3 hours at an average of 37 mph. Welcome to Finland.
There's a saying, coined by Daniel Tosh, that goes roughly thus: Money can't buy happiness, but it can buy a jetski, and you don't see sad people on jetskis. Well, my friends, I'm here to tell you that the same holds true for snowmobiles. They are awesome.
How hard is it to drive over water in a snowmobile? Pretty hard, as these Swedish hoons found out not once, but twice.
To ring in the New Year, SnoCross racer Levi LaValle jumped 412 feet over San Diego harbor. No, snowmobiles jumping some place that never actually sees snow doesn't make any sense. Here's onboard footage.
There are those who fear winter and flee to supermarkets at the forecast of a few flakes. Then there's this group of snowmobile drag racers building a 3,000-hp Funny Car to hit 200 mph while traveling over 1,000 feet of ice.
This year's New Year's Eve Red Bull show was to feature Levi LaVellee's world record jump in a snowmobile. The jump was canceled after he injured himself, but not before he blasted the current record with this 361-foot practice jump.
Russia's armed "aerosleds" may look like science fiction, but they're a real part of Russia's history. As invading armies tried merely to survive the intense Russian winters, the Russians thrived, due in large part to the bizarre, Star Wars-esque snowcraft.
Daniel Bodin, a freestyle snowmobile racer from Sweden, went to St. Petersburg, Russia, last month to take a spin on the Neva River. It's cold in Russia, but not cold enough to freeze a river in August.
Google Street View usually provides us with ground-level shots of the world's road network. What was Street View doing on a ski hill, and for that matter, how did it get there?
Tatras are generally infused with an innovative streak bordering on lunacy. Case in point: a V8-powered combat snowmobile designed to fight in the Russian winter.