Wednesday 20 September 2017

Ski's the limit for students' top invention

Snow-sports addicts and Trinity College engineering students Aoife Considine and Alberto Canizares have won the prestigious 2013 James Dyson Engineering design award with a revolutionary snowboard invention. The 22-year-olds won the €2,400 Irish category for 'Boundless' – a rotational snowboard binding system. They progress to the international final where they will be in with a chance of winning the grand prize of €35,000. Their invention can be viewed at www.jamesdysonaward.org. Clodagh Kilcoyne

Snow-sports addicts and Trinity College engineering students Aoife Considine and Alberto Canizares have won the prestigious 2013 James Dyson Engineering design award with a revolutionary snowboard invention. The 22-year-olds won the €2,400 Irish category for 'Boundless' – a rotational snowboard binding system. They progress to the international final where they will be in with a chance of winning the grand prize of €35,000. Their invention can be viewed at www.jamesdysonaward.org. Clodagh Kilcoyne

Irish Independent

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