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The Swurfer Swing

By: on February 17, 2016
$129.99
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I was wondering the same thing: what's the load-bearing capacity on this swing? Some of us are in luck. The Swurfer has a respectable 250-pound weight limit, plus comes with adjustable handles to set it at a range of heights and positions. Imagine the standing pendulums, the aerials, the dismounts you could do with this thing. Start printing the flyers, Cornelius. The Summer 2016 Backyard Swing Surfing Games are on.

Oh, if you have kids, the Swurfer is a swell toy for them too.

The Rob Company calls its Swurfer "the swing, reinvented." They say it packs more power, more excitement, and more tricks than your standard flat slat or tire. Then again, if riding the big air waves is too much, the Swurfer can also sway calm and easy for littler kids and ladies in sundresses looking for Instagram ops.

Swurfer boards are made of hard-rock maple and fitted with 80' of high-strength, double-braided, UV- and mildew-resistant rope. The rope is long enough to hand the swing from a 20' branch.

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Stargaze Swinging & Reclining Camp Chair

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A couple pushes on the Waterfall Swing and you'll be...swiiiing-in' in the rain, just swing-in' in the rain. What a glorious feeling.... This impressive piece of interactive art consists of a steel framed swing set housing...

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Cowboy Cauldron BBQ & Fire Pits

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A Cowboy Cauldron brings together folks from all walks of life. Wranglers can cook out with witches. Dudes from the ranch can grill with dads from McMansions. Fantasy fans can warm their hands across the fire pit from...

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The World's Longest Tunnel Slide

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Virtual reality may be a rising star, but the ArcelorMittal Orbit is going all-out, balls-to-the-wall IRL this summer with its curving, spiraling, plummeting tunnel slide. Dubbed simply "The Slide," this 584-foot-long...

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Subwing - Underwater Hang Glider

$490 - $895 from Subwing »

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Skoda Man-Pram

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