MEET THE TEAM

Team Icewave is three people and a HUGE support network of partners, friends and family.

MarcDevidts

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.

AngieBamblett

Angie Bamblett

Mechanical Designer. A mechanical engineer, Angie is the Battlebots rookie of the team. She’s designed and built MANY things, but never a fighting robot. When she’s not neck-deep in CAD and calculations for Icewave, she works as a product designer for Double Robotics, Inc.

AndrewAdams

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. When he’s not working on Icewave, he’s a support project manager for Double Robotics, Inc.

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...

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Team Icewave shared BattleBots's photo.

This is the awesome television team that allows us to turn a robot combat tournament into a summer TV series. They deserve hugs, handshakes, and hearty pats on the back. Thanks, team!
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This is the awesome television team that allows us to turn a robot combat tournament into a summer TV series. They deserve hugs, handshakes, and hearty pats on the back. Thanks, team!

What an adorable prom photo! Aptyx Designs- Battlebots Team 's Bite Force- Battlebot was hanging out beside us backstage, sharing a little showmanship advice.

(Not lined up for a matchup. We promise.)
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What an adorable prom photo! Aptyx Designs- Battlebots Team s Bite Force- Battlebot was hanging out beside us backstage, sharing a little showmanship advice.

(Not lined up for a matchup. We promise.)

Just in case you wondered how we make that beautiful beast purr... We're filling up the gas tank. Trust us that you don't want to give it the light stuff. ICEWAVE gets awfully hAngry. #BattleBots2016 ... See MoreSee Less

Just in case you wondered how we make that beautiful beast purr... Were filling up the gas tank. Trust us that you dont want to give it the light stuff. ICEWAVE gets awfully hAngry. #BattleBots2016

Team Icewave just never stops tinkering. We spend a lot of time with the bot "open" like this to make sure everything is perfect. #BattleBots2016 ... See MoreSee Less

Team Icewave just never stops tinkering. We spend  a lot of time with the bot open like this to make sure everything is perfect. #BattleBots2016

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Joanne FranklinI never in my life thought I would enjoy a robot fighting television show....but I did!

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