Tag Archives: skateboarding

  • Iris Skateboards Turns Old Decks Into New Stuff (Video)

    Iris Skateboards Turns Old Decks Into New Stuff (Video)

    Skateboards have to be sturdy and durable in order to serve their intended purpose, but those qualities can also hold some potential once its lifespan as a skateboard is finished. It took George Rocha of Iris Skateboards to realize that potential in full, however, and the company’s process in turning old skateboards into new stuff is […]

  • BoardUp: “The World’s First Self-Folding Longboard”

    BoardUp: “The World’s First Self-Folding Longboard”

    The first self-folding longboard in the world is now in the midst of a crowdfunding campaign on Kickstarter. Not to be confused with “Bird Up,” the worst show on television, it’s BoardUp, a longboard that circumvents many of the issues associated with lugging such boards around by way of an ingenious self-folding hinge in the middle. […]

  • Rollholz: Handcrafted Retro-Styled Skateboards

    Rollholz: Handcrafted Retro-Styled Skateboards

    Hey, here are some questions: When did skateboarding become more about technology than skating? Who decided that skateboards needed to have touchscreens and wireless Bluetooth connectivity to be considered “cool?” Why do skateboards have to have Netflix now? The answers are, “I dunno,” “no one,” and “they don’t,” but that’s no reason not to appreciate […]

  • SecondShot Damascus Chopping Knife Has Handle Made From Recycled Skateboards

    SecondShot Damascus Chopping Knife Has Handle Made From Recycled Skateboards

    Skateboarding in the kitchen is not usually a very good idea, but the people at SecondShot have a new product that will let you celebrate your inner shredder while you’re choppin’ broccoli. It’s the SecondShot Damascus Chopping Knife, a Damascus steel knife with a handle made from recycled skateboards. That handcrafted handle is five inches […]

  • eon Turns Any Skateboard Electric

    eon Turns Any Skateboard Electric

    About eight months ago we told you about the Mellow Skateboard Drive, which can be attached to any standard deck to turn it into an electric one. Now there’s another similar product on the market.  It’s eon, which is billed by its makers at UNLIMITED as “the first modular electric powertrain for light vehicles” thanks to […]