It takes a lot of shoveling and grading to make the perfect ski or snowboard jump. That’s why the DMOS Collective just launched the Kicker Tool, a new device that should make this work a lot faster and easier.
Made of aircraft-grade aluminum, the Kicker Tool weighs less than three and a half pounds and folds down to 18-by-9-inches, so it’s easy to hump into remote spots even if you don’t have a snowmobile. The detachable, collapsible shaft extends to 56 inches for plenty of leverage, and the bucket has a serrated edge for cutting blocks of snow or grooming finished jumps. Tested to 3,886 pounds of force, it’s not likely to bend even after repeated use.
We suspect most of the kickers in upcoming ski or snowboard films will soon be built with this tool. But it’ll make a nice Christmas gift for the jibber in your life, too