A Snowskate is like a skim board for the snow. The board is propelled on snow, you take a few running steps and jump on. The rest if just like skateboard. The Snowskate allows you to do flips, ollies and slides, on steps and rails. The recent popularity of Snowskates has given the opportunity to few companies to innovate and come up with better technology for the boards. The Icon Snowskates ($139 and up) are made in the USA of 100% North American Maple and fully waxable UHMW snowboard-grade base, which gives it an edge against traditional boards. Here is a video showing the amazing tricks you can do with a Snowskate.