Recon Instruments has announced the creation of a custom made Head’s-Up-Display for downhill skateboarder Mischo Erban, which he wore as he broke the Guinness world record for the fastest skateboard speed from a standing position. Erban was able to see real time readings of his peed, distance, time, and navigation, as he smashed the previous record of 113 km/h (70.21 mph) and rallied a speed of 129.94 km/h (80.74 mph).
“Having Recon on board with me, breaking this record, it’s insane. When I first found out about Recon’s technology, I thought that somebody had read my mind. With their tech I have been able to eliminate any inaccuracies when training, racing, and now, breaking records.”
MOUNT ÉBOULEMENTS, QC – June 20, 2012—Recon Instruments, award winning innovator of Heads-up Display (HUD) technology, is excited to announce that World Champion downhill skateboarder, Mischo Erban, 28, has broken the Guinness world record, achieving the
The prototype HUD used for the record was custom built by Recon Instruments and features an innovative gooseneck design giving Erban maximum flexibility to set the display in the most unobtrusive, optimum position, just above or below his eye line. Like Recon’s award winning HUD for alpine goggles, this custom display is also modular, allowing him the ability to use the HUD within either of his aero helmets during the attempt, as it features a clip that slots around the foam supports on the interior of his helmets.
Picking up the sport in 2003, Erban has since raced all around the World and has always strived to push the boundaries of just how fast he can go. On breaking the World record Erban stated, “Getting the official Guinness world record is huge. It’s the culmination of 2 years hard work and planning, and I’m totally stoked”.