85 Foot Inflatable Military Obstacle Course | US$12,500.00 | www.hammacher.com
whether you are preparing your kids to be the future Wipe Out champion (assuming the show last that long) or just want to whip them in shape before they get drafted into the forces, the 85 Foot Inflatable Military Obstacle Course should be up to the task. measuring a gargantuan 85′ long x 12′ wide x 16′ tall (about 26 m x 4m x 5m), this 1,175 lbs (533 kilograms) blow-up obstacle course features a variety of ‘child-safe’ obstacles, including vertically positioned portholes, horizontal hurdles, “hedgehog” obstacles (like those used to fortified the beach front during war but only less lethal), 16 feet swing ropes for clearing a 6′ x 12-inch deep (1.8 m x 0.3m) pit that can be filled with water or whatever stuff you see fit, a matrix of elastic bands guarded by stanchions, and finally, a hill face that ends with a 20′ (6m) slide back down. for $12,500, you will get yourself this hefty obstacle course, along with stakes and tethers for securing it down to the ground, plus four AC-powered air pumps for inflating this awesome structure in just 10 minutes. we don’t know about you but to us, 10 minutes sure beat the hell out of 3 hours of inflating and you don’t need to have a private beach to get things started – all you need is a generously-sized backyard. unlike the Sports Park 60, it does not sport a podium for the winner cos’ it is after all, a military obstacle course. so you’d be glad that you made it through and if dad’s agreeable, perhaps a badge of honor slapped on your chest. it’s for your country, remember? or was it for the future $50,000? click through for some larger views.