Toys of the Eighties, Ziffy-Whomper Sleds
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This was an orange colored plastic sled; had a picture of a skiing penguin dressed in winter duds. It had two side handles and at the front end was a loop to tie a string around so you could drag it back up the hill. Very cool.

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Zino - January 22, 2008 - Report this comment
Oblio and I spent considerable time selecting the ultimate sled, eventually arriving at this unit. We crushed and destroyed several other designs, including the classic Red Ryders with extreme runs. The mountains of Southern California, the San Bernadinos, afforded unlimited space for cultivated runs as well as blind, crazy runs down unexplored slopes. The Ziffy Whomper was the all-time best, being affordable, light and durable, with strakes on the bottom for great steering control. They were very fast, no, scary fast. We spent entire weekends using them.
Emily - December 18, 2008 - Report this comment
I'm 19 and I still have my Ziffy Whomper from when I was like 3 years old. It's the greatest sled ever. It didn't crack like all of the other junky sleds my siblings had. Not only is it light weight and durable, but SO FAST. I love it. I brought it to college. I never saw them sold in the stores, but I saw some being sold at Dick's Sporting Goods last year. This year, I don't see them sold anymore. So sad. The company should revive them!! Best winter toy ever!
Ike (http://www.ikecube.com) - April 05, 2009 - Report this comment
I had one of these - actually my family had 2 or 3...This really is the greatest sled, and I'd love to find out if these are still available. These were extremely fast, easy to control, and easy to sled-surf on. Is there no place that sells these anymore?
Donielle - May 05, 2009 - Report this comment
Loved this as a kid, it was pretty fast and fun. We used it in the house one day, and sled down the stairs into our parents wall. We busted a huge hole in it. My paretns were not thrilled, heh.
Neil - January 03, 2010 - Report this comment
If anybody knows where to obtain a Ziffy Whomper it would be greatly appreciated if you could shoot me an email at viciouspistol31@yahoo.com I had one once but it was stolen at a hill a few years back and now it is impossible to find one. Thanks.
TOM - September 08, 2010 - Report this comment
MY PAL JAMES DIDN'T EVEN REMEMBER THESE SLEDS(ALTHOUGH HE RODE THEM SEVERAL TIMES AS A CHILD). PLEASE JOIN ME IN RIPPING ON HIM FOR FORGETTING THE BEST SLED OF ALL TIMES!!!!
LMures - October 16, 2012 - Report this comment
There are Ziffy Whompers for sale on Etsy.

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