Zipfy is the easiest, safest, most exhilarating winter downhill sport...ever! Your whole family, adults included will love this fun sled. Zipfy’s design is safe and comfortable. Better yet - it’s racing speed gets everyone’s attention!
Apart from being highly maneuverable in turns, and versatile on all kinds of terrain, Zipfy is a compact, very light and easy to carry sled. Only 3 ½ lbs it’s ideal for a full day of hills.
Safe feet-first design and effective no-nonsense brake action. With a low center of gravity and the rail design on the underbelly of the sled, riders can carve down the slopes, simply by leaning into the turn. Want to stop? Simply put down your feet. Great, safe fun even on mountain slopes.
Zipfy gets its DNA from a spontaneous winter pastime of yesteryear – shovel racing. In the mountains, miners would ride their shovels to get downhill quickly. Along with this grassroots heritage, the new Zipfy also has in its DNA the Olympic sport of the luge, the healthy alpine lifestyle, and the independent attitude of the boarder.
Zipfy is made in the USA at a cutting edge facility where it is precision molded of high density polyethylene. Zipfy, pronounced [zip‘ fee], comes from the colloquial Austrian word ’zipfel bob’ which means stick handle sled. Zipfy also coincidentally combines the word ‘zip’ for speed and the word ‘comfy’ for its form fitting and comfortable design.
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The sled itself is a whole lot of fun, and so compact that I keep it in the trunk of my car so we can hit the slopes whenever it snows.
My only complaint is that the sled I received did not present well.
This was a present for my son so I really wanted it to look good, but the sticker on the side was quite banged up and peeling off at the edges....
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