Firewalk Problem - Depuy wanted students to design a product that would allow someone with a physical disability to be able to do a winter sport.
Firewalk Disabilities Research
Firewalk Sketches - In order to create the most effective product, I wanted to create a solution that would be able to accommodate a wide variety of different disabilities.
Firewalk Revision - Firewalk uses a hands-free system in order to get into the boot straps, while also being able to pop open through the use of a clip-on wireless release as well as opened manually. Not only is this advantageous for those with disabilities, but it's also a solution to a common consumer need.
Firewalk How to Use - Simplicity of use and reducing the steps it takes to get in and out of snowboarding bootstraps was the name of the game.