Doug Hill and son Jared Hill, founders of Aloha Products, show some of the  company’s high-tech snowboards in the shop in Livermore, Calif., on
Doug Hill and son Jared Hill, founders of Aloha Products, show some of the company's high-tech snowboards in the shop in Livermore, Calif., on Thursday, Sept. 19, 2013. Jared Hill, who holds his prototype board, said the snowboards are expected to be available later this year. (Cindi Christie/Bay Area News Group)