The Railz Conversion Kit, from Flowlab allows you to transform your skateboard into a mini snowboard. I'm not sure why you wouldn't just buy a snowboard, but at only $50 for the equipment that could be a factor. The suspension system lets you turn and ollie on the slopes just like the way you can on the streets or skate parks. (GUSH Magazine)
Implications - As many individuals within society are still recovering from the recent economic recession, there is a strong demand for multi-function products. Consumers are seeking out products that will provide convenience and efficiency within their lifestyles. Businesses will appeal to these consumers by providing products that can be used in a variety of different situations.