Try to capture photos or video of yourself skiing or snowboarding this winter, and you'll quickly figure out what experts already know: Your regular camera or camcorder (with some exceptions) just can't cut it. It's fragile, not waterproof, hard to operate with bulky gloves on and may not even work when it's below freezing outside (many don't). Besides, who has a free hand to hold the thing, anyway?
Enter sports cameras (aka action cameras or helmet cameras). These rugged camera/camcorder hybrids are designed to strap onto your body or equipment and take all the abuse you can dish out while skiing, snowboarding, mountain biking, car racing -- even surfing, snorkeling or scuba diving, as the best ones are totally waterproof. We pinpoint the best ones in our new report -- and now, they're cheaper than ever. Read more