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Sled Legs are wearable sleds that combine the simplicity of sledding with the speed and intensity of skiing. - 
Get yours this winter!
Sled Legs are wearable sleds that combine the simplicity of sledding with the speed and intensity of skiing. - 
Get yours this winter!
Sled Legs are wearable sleds that combine the simplicity of sledding with the speed and intensity of skiing. - Get yours this winter!
246 backers pledged $19,412 to help bring this project to life.

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Sled Legs - World's First Wearable Sleds

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Winter fun can be simple again with Sled Legs.

Get yours today to Climb, Shred, Repeat!

Remember the joy of hitting the neighborhood sledding hill after a fresh snowfall? For one reason or another, we forego this simple joy of life as we get older.  We've made it too complicated.  Why does it have to require days worth of time and expensive gear to get the thrill of shredding down a snowy slope? We are here to bring back the simple fun.

Life shouldn’t be complicated. It’s about the pure joy of childhood. I mean, who hasn’t tried sliding down a hill on their knees. We took this simple concept and turned it up a notch by combining the simplicity of sledding with the speed and intensity of skiing. But, unlike skiing, there’s no heavy, expensive equipment, no crazy lift lines; just the thrill of racing down the hill, carving and launching of jumps.

Sled Legs are simple.  Simple in the way anyone can pick up a pair and master them on their first run. Simple in the way that they can be stored in the back seat or trunk of your car so you can ditch work or school for fun at anytime. Simple like stealing cafeteria trays to hit the first snowfall with your buddies. Simple like duct taping boxes to your legs when you can’t find anything else.

Having fun doesn’t need to be expensive.  Sled Legs gives the exhilaration of going fast, the ability to carve and the freedom to launch off a jump without worrying if you will lose your gear when you land. When you reach the bottom, just stand up and run back to the top. Oh yeah, that’s the best part. Nothing to clip-into or lug around, you simply strap them to your legs and keep on rocking. Totally unobstructed.

 

Secured on your legs, you can climb the face of the most severe snow hill hands free. Cut outs in the sleds make it easy to walk or run with the Sled Legs in place. Through the woods and into the most remote hills in the back 40. When you get to the top, run and slingshot yourself down the hill for that extra speed.

Put on your Sled Legs and conquer the hill
Put on your Sled Legs and conquer the hill

 

Sled Legs are easy to learn and anyone can master them in a few runs.The low center of gravity makes it harder to catch an edge; but the highly engineered sleds allow you to apply edge pressure to quickly turn and carve. The possibilities are endless as you learn to carve down the hill. You can even manage speed with the ole pizza wedge technique when you’re French-frying too much.

Shred through paths and around corners with ease
Shred through paths and around corners with ease

 

After you finish a run, you don't have to stop going. With the sleds firmly attached to you legs, you can jump back up and keep going. You may actually gain precious minutes on the hill without needing to chase your sled down after you fall off. We are offering non-stop action!

Finish your run in style.  Jump up and do it again!
Finish your run in style. Jump up and do it again!

 

Sled Legs was created to withstand the harsh winter weather and deliver hours of fun on the hill in comfort.  The durable polymer shell is designed for carving and strong enough for impact. The soft foam insert cushions the knee, lifts the foot when cruising downhill and comfortably supports your shin. All of it engineered by the team to be versatile, comfortable and durable. 

3D Rendering of Production Design
3D Rendering of Production Design

Product Features:

  • Durable Shell - strong enough to absorb the terrain
  • Molded Foam Insert - cushions and protects the legs
  • Contoured Grip Surface - hugs the leg and keeps you stable
  • Adjustable Straps - secures the sleds to your legs
  • Pivoting Strap Mount - accommodates a wide range of riders
  • Control Runners - helps you carve
  • Contour Cutouts - relief for your foot and thigh when walking

Sled Legs are for recreational use only by people 13 years and older.  Be sure to wear your helmet when using Sled Legs!

Simple fun drove this invention. And passion brought a group of young, creatives together to combine their crazy experiences and desire to start a fun business. Truth be told, most of us work the typical grind in one fashion or another, but we came together to make the world a better place with a novel idea designed to make people smile. We want Sled Legs to unite parents and kids, groups of friends and the like and help them enjoy the outdoors in winter...while tearing up the hill side!

The original Sled Legs design concept
The original Sled Legs design concept

 

Early Product Mockups
Early Product Mockups

 

First 3D Design
First 3D Design

 

First Prototype (As Seen in Video)
First Prototype (As Seen in Video)

 

Iterative Prototypes to Test Foam Design
Iterative Prototypes to Test Foam Design

 

The final design hugs the leg well and feels supportive
The final design hugs the leg well and feels supportive

Join the Sled Legs Revolution!

We are currently completing the tools needed to manufacture the product.  They should be done soon and we will be ready to start building inventory.  That's where you come in.  We are hoping to get our Original Sled Legs in the hands of fun seekers before the holidays. Backing our campaign will support our first inventory run and get Sled Legs off the ground (figuratively and literally).

Product made in Canada.

We are only shipping to the U.S. and Canada for this campaign.

If you are looking for international shipping options, please email us and we will alert you when they are for retail sale.

Domestic or international retailer who would like to learn more about the product, please contact us at info@sledlegs.com.

Those who pledge at the Early Bird and Limited Edition levels will even get their Sled Legs in time for Christmas this year!

 Production Schedule:

  • Tooling Kicked Off - September 2016
  • First Parts Off Tooling, Quality Inspection - Late October 2016/Early November
  • Limited Quantity Inventory Build - November 2016
  • Shipping of Early Bird and Limited Edition Pledges - December 2016
  • Shipping of All Remaining Kickstarter Pledges - January 2016

 

  

 

 
 

Risks and challenges

Our team has an extensive background with product design and manufacturing. We have a strategic partnership with the manufacturing company who will be making the components for us. The tooling is well under way and we are refining the last few details of our assembly process. Our confidence level in our ability to complete the project and get production inventory completed is very high.

That being said, there are always opportunities within the manufacturing process for delays to occur. We manage our suppliers and expectations on a daily basis to help eliminate any potential delays that could affect our ability to deliver on our promise. Our manufacturing is being done in North America, close at hand, giving us the ability to be a part of the process at every step of the way.

We will be keeping a close eye on product quality as the first shots come off the tool and we build our first batch of inventory. Sled Legs is intended to be a premium product that lives up to the durability challenges that winter weather brings. We intent to hit that goal and meet our customers' expectations.

Fulfillment plans have been created to deliver to our Early Bird and Special Edition backers by Christmas. Baring any crazy shipping incidents around the holidays, we look forward to fulfilling our promise for those who intend to back our campaign and receive a gift as part of your pledge. The remaining backers will receive shipment shortly there after. Should any issues with shipping arise, we will keep the backer community apprised of the situation.

We realize that you are taking a risk any time you back a Kickstarter project. We are backers ourselves. And we want nothing more than to complete this project and make winter a little more interesting for all of our backers!

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    Early Bird - Delivery by Christmas

    Be the first to get your Sled Legs! And rule your local sledding hill like a boss this winter!

    Pledge for the Early Bird and receive it in time for Christmas (December 23, 2016).

    Only ships to U.S. and Canada.

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    Limited Edition - Delivery by Christmas

    We are releasing a special Kickstarter Green edition of the Sled Legs. Green shell with black insert and black straps.

    Pledge for the Limited Edition Kickstarter Green Edition and receive it in time for Christmas (December 23, 2016).

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    Sled Legs Original

    Pledge at this level and receive an original Sled Legs! Bring excitement back to winter. Keep these in your trunk so you can find a hill whenever the mood strikes!

    Estimated delivery by January 10, 2017.

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    Friends and Family Pack

    Pledge at this level and receive 3 Sled Legs. That's one for you and two to give away to your friends or family. Create your own sled hill gang!

    Estimated delivery by January 10, 2017.

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    Mega Pack

    Pledge this level and receive 10 Sled Legs! This level is perfect for anyone with a huge family or a lot of friends. Also works as a starter kit for a small retailer looking to gauge interest in Sled Legs.

    Estimated delivery by January 10, 2017.

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Funding period

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