We've all seen those videos of kids trying, and usually failing, to jump big flights of stairs on their skateboards. But why jump the stairs when you can ride down them smoothly on the Stair Rover skateboard?
In most towns, busting out your board and skating on public sidewalks and streets is likely to get you banned or worse. So why not move your fun off the smooth concrete, and take to the hills with a little...
Gesture-controlled hacks are pretty cool, but that technology seems positively stone aged compared to something that actually reads your mind.
Yo Sk8ter bois! Skateboards are handy for getting you from point A to B, but are death traps if people and vehicles can't see them in the dark. Upgrade your plank of wood with these sweet polycarbonate skateboards tricked out with LED lights.
Some sports just aren't supposed to look high-tech, like skateboarding. Sure skaters will spend plenty for the latest trucks and wheels, but the actual deck itself is usually pretty basic and covered with flashy graphics.
Skateboards are fun on mirror smooth surfaces and tanks can go just about anywhere, so why not combine the best parts of both in an awesome off-road powered skateboard?
Regular skateboards need a smooth surface to work properly, so when the path gets rough, you need to pick up your board and carry it. Not so with the Vertrax, which uses a tank like tread and a small electric motor to deliver all-terrain performance.
The main difference between a skateboard and a snowboard are the wheels, obviously. Without wheels, you're able to carve really steep turns using your edges; having four wheels severely limits your turning. That's not the case with the Flowlab skateboard.
Skateboards are awesome. Robots, equally awesome. So it's surprising that it took so long for the great country of Japan to combine the two into an epic robo-skateboard. It looks to be a bit too heavy to take to the...
This is the IPSVM skateboard, a concept design by Loren Kulesus that cuts out a good chunk of material from the deck of the board. On the plus side, it would make the board much lighter, and it looks really...