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Marc DeVidts

Team Leader. A BattleBots veteran since high school, Marc is a Maker’s Maker, versed in mechanical, electrical and software engineering.  His time outside Icewave is spent as co-founder and CTO of Double Robotics, Inc.

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Angie Bamblett

Mechanical Designer. A mechanical engineer, Angie is the Battlebots rookie of the team. She’s designed and built MANY things, but Icewave 2015 was her first fighting robot. When she’s not neck-deep in CAD and calculations for Icewave, she works as a product designer for Double Robotics, Inc.

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Andrew Adams

Production Specialist. Andrew’s robot fighting experience comes from FIRST tournaments in high school, where he liked to use strategy as much as steel to win. He’s the team all-rounder with a tool ready for any need.

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Hector Saldana

Machining Specialist. Hector is a mechanical engineer who was involved in the early design of 2015 Icewave, though he wasn’t in the Tournament. His passion for the machine shop led him to return in a part-time role on 2016 Team Icewave, where he helped with tasks specifically related to CNC machining and fabrication.

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Alex Rosas

Team Handyman. Alex is a production technician at Double Robotics who was an invaluable extra pair of hands during the 2016 Icewave build. He helped out with any kind of task, from bolt-tightening to rewiring to careful application of foam.

DESIGN FEATURES

Icewave's vital statistics.

ENGINE

Weapon driven by a 2-stroke internal combustion engine from a Partner fireman’s saw. 15 HP.

ARMOR

1″ thick aircraft-grade aluminum body armor. Engine armor is 1/8″ thick aluminum with two full-body support braces.

WEAPON

54″ long hardened S7 steel blade. 47 pounds. Spinning at about 300MPH at the tips.

BATTERIES

Two 6-cell 5000 mAh Lithium Polymer batteries wired in parallel. 600 amps continuous current, 1200 amps peak.

DRIVE TRAIN

Two Magmotor electric motors. Peak torque of 1700 oz-in. 4000 RPM max.

WEDGE

Hinged weldment of 4130 steel plates, 3/8″ thick.  Case hardened and tuneable to be floor-scraping.

LATEST NEWS

  • My robot's on fire!

BattleBots Season 2 Promo

February 23, 2016
… because HYPE is half the fun. (Explosions, deafening roars, and screaming metal comprise the...
  • BattleBots Toy Playset from Hexbug

Yes, Virginia. There are tiny robot toys…

February 17, 2016
The latest from the world of toys is super-exciting for bot fans of all ages!...
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ABC announces BattleBots Season 2

November 6, 2015
Team Icewave doesn’t get the scoops. We just pass them on. Check out all the...
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ABC’s BattleBots Premieres Like a Boss!

June 23, 2015
Episode 1, the season premiere, aired last night to a crowd of 5.4 million viewers. If...

FACEBOOK POSTS

Team Icewave shared MegaBots's MegaBots Season 1 Trailer.

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Team USA is BACK and is getting ready to fight Japan in the Giant Robot Duel! Like our page to watch our upcoming series on how we designed, built and tested our upgraded 10-ton giant combat robot!

Team Icewave shared BattleBots's BattleBots HEXBUG toys.

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And here is the exciting video. Toys! Toys! Toys! Sunday! Sunday! Sunday!
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Share this post! BotFans! The Toys are OUT - In Stores and online. Buy them, fight them, bash them and smash them!

Katherine Cox, Gentry Clark and 17 others like this

April CaswellI tried sold out all over 😩 guess that's a good thing

2 weeks ago
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Team Icewave shared BattleBots's photo.

You say there are robots fighting in your living room?! #thefutureishere
It's time to get your HEXBUG Micro Robotic Creatures BattleBots toys!
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Share this post: You want BattleBots toys? You got 'em. HEXBUG BattleBots toys available now at www.hexbug.com, most Toys "R" Us stores and other retailers. Post your toy photos in the comments and let other BotFans know what retailers have stocked shelves locally.

You say there are robots fighting in your living room?! #thefutureishere 
Its time to get your HEXBUG BattleBots toys!

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Lucario TheGrandmasterStill waiting on ICEWave to get a toy version

2 weeks ago
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Team Icewave shared BattleBots's post.

What do you get when you mix a gator, a beaver, a scorpion, and a whole heaping of kinetic energy?

Nothing calm, we assure you. #wewantseason3 BattleBots
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Exhibition Rumble #1: Skorpios vs. Death Roll vs. Bucktooth Burl. Please note this fight contains unmixed arena audio only. Exhibition fights are for fun and do not count towards a bot's ranking. Please enjoy… #WeWantSeason3 #BattleBots

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