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Best summer gear

Outfit yourself for hiking, biking and more with cool products made by small companies.

GoPro's Digital Hero 3 Camera $140
1. GoPro's Digital Hero 3 Camera $140
Determined to shoot photographs while surfing Northern California's rough waves, Nicholas Woodman, 31, developed the Digital Hero 3, a waterproof wrist camera. Working out of his 1974 Volkswagen bus, Woodman launched GoPro in 2004. The new Digital Hero weighs 4.7 ounces, shoots digital photos and video, and is waterproof in water as deep as 100 feet. www.goprocamera.com

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