THE BEST Skateboards

Acton Blink Board

Acton Blink Board

Acton went for a more traditional size than others, and a 15mph top speed to come up with one of the most affordable electric skateboards you can get. The Blink Board lasts up to 6mi per charge and has two speed modes.

Breaker Multitool

Breaker Multitool

Full Windsor’s Breaker is a compact set of tools for cyclists and skaters. It comes with a chain breaker, a tire lever, a spoke key, five hex tool bits, a tool bit extender, a Torx bit, a Philips screwdriver and a bottle opener, all housed in a leather pouch.

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Razor RipSurf

Razor RipSurf

Razor’s new casterboard is a spin-off of its popular RipStik. The RipSurf has a flexible one-piece board and two angled 360º casters for fun and sustained carving, though you can pull off skateboard tricks on it as well.

Skateboard Slingshot

Skateboard Slingshot

We don’t know if Joerg Sprave can ride a skateboard, but he can pull off one hell of a trick with it. Watch him turn a cruiser into a powerful compound slingshot that turns the wheels into pulleys.

Globe Speaker Boards

Globe Speaker Boards

Globe’s new GSB series skateboards have a built-in Bluetooth speaker that has a 50mm driver and a passive bass radiator. The speaker is water-resistant and dustproof and lasts up to 7h per charge. It comes with a USB charging cable.

Electronic Magic Carpet

Electronic Magic Carpet

For Halloween, Casey Neistat and Jesse Wellens did an updated version of the skateboarding Aladdin costume, turning a Boosted Board electric longboard into a magic carpet. An electric skateboard and Yeezy Boosts? He’s a prince indeed.

The Bucket Board

The Bucket Board

This past Earth Day, artist Mac Premo teamed up with skateboard makers Sanford Shapes to create a series of decks using old plastic paint buckets as their medium. They made forty boards, and gave them away to kids in NYC and LA.

Seasons Snowlongboards

Seasons Snowlongboards

Seasons makes longboard decks that can also be used as snowboards. Simply remove the trucks and wheels (both not included), attach your bindings and strap on your boots, and you’re good to go on snow or sand. Available in three sizes.

Skateboard Wall Lights

Skateboard Wall Lights

eBay seller andyshinkage turns discarded skateboard decks into eye-catching wall lamps. He makes light bulb mounts that thread through where the trucks used to be and places a 12W LED bulb in place of the wheels.

The Sbyke

The Sbyke

This unusual looking conveyance combines elements of bicycling, skating and scootering in one. Rear-wheel steering enables a tight 2-foot turning radius, and it brakes like a bike. Plus, it’s versatile enough to use for transportation or tricks. Available in three sizes.

WalkCar

WalkCar

Cocoa Motors’ WalkCar is an extremely portable ride. It’s about the size of a laptop and weighs 4.4 lb. to 6.6 lb. It has a 265 lb. capacity, goes up to 6.2 mph and has a range of 7.4 mi. It will be on Kickstarter this fall for about $800 (USD).

Skurniture

Skurniture

The Skurniture is a 7-ply maple skateboard deck with steel legs attached via Philips headbolts and lock nuts for trucks. The deck comes in natural or black while the legs come in red, white or black. You can also get just the legs.

The Bucket Board

The Bucket Board

Director Mac Premo and skateboard shop Sanford Shapes turned discarded buckets and plywood into skateboard decks as their contribution to Do The Green Thing’s Everyday Things collection.

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M1 Electric Skateboard

M1 Electric Skateboard

Unlike other electric skateboards, the M1’s motors are integrated into its rear wheels for a more efficient and smoother ride. Its swappable battery lasts up to 10mi per charge. It can go up to 24mph but can be limited through its app.

Surfboard & Skateboard Triptychs

Surfboard & Skateboard Triptychs

French shop Boom-art printed two 16th century art works – The Lady and the Unicorn and The Garden of Earthly Delights – onto sets of three surfboards and skateboards. The surfboards can also be bought separately.

DecksTop

DecksTop

A large table with a top made of recycled skateboard decks. Dutch company Focused breaks down worn out or defective decks into sticks then glues them together by hand to create one large work surface. Available in two sizes.

Salvaged Skateboards

Salvaged Skateboards

If you loved Monsieur Plant’s natural skateboard, check out Salvaged Skateboards. The shop makes decks and complete skateboards using reclaimed wood, such as ones used in whiskey barrels, pallets and floorboards.

Natural Skateboarding

Natural Skateboarding

Christophe Guinet aka Monsieur Plant loves to use plants in his works, such as turning sneakers into flower pots. One of his newest works is this beautiful skateboard made of a single plank of wood with its bark intact.

Wall Ride

Wall Ride

Zanocchi & Starke’s Wall Ride is a wall-mounted shelf with a built-in skateboard rack. It lets you store a skateboard while displaying the graphics underneath the deck. Like all good things, the rack also doubles as a bottle opener.

Rockboard Descender

Rockboard Descender

This crazy looking all-terrain downhill skateboard has 36 wheels and tank-like treads so you can ride it down everything from grass- to dirt- to snow-covered hills. It’s got a lot more drag than a traditional skateboard, though.

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Hendo Hoverboard

Hendo Hoverboard

A crowdfunded effort to replicate the magic of Back to the Future 2’s hoverboards. Invest $299+ and receive a dev kit to play with the tech, though it’ll cost you $10k if you want one of the first 10 functional hoverboards. More on The Verge.

5BORO VHS Skateboard Decks

5BORO VHS Skateboard Decks

Remember when skate videos came on tape? 5BORO NYC remembers. It has skateboard decks with prints that emulate the logos of VHS tape brands. Best of all, they’re not sold off as art and slapped with insane price tags.

Beacon Alley Bamboo Skateboards

Beacon Alley Bamboo Skateboards

MakeLab’s skateboard design combines bamboo’s strength with the stiffness of fiberglass and carbon fiber. The result is a fun, responsive deck whose manufacture provides job training and increased employment in the Alabama black belt.

Leif Electric Skateboard

Leif Electric Skateboard

A six-wheeled electric skateboard made to emulate the feeling and mechanics of snowboarding. Its two middle wheels are casters, each with a 2kW brushless motor, letting you slide to turn or stop and even carve uphill.

Skate Ray

Skate Ray

A bright LED headlight for skateboards. Skate Ray mounts using the screws that connect your truck to your deck. Has a durable aluminum case, a water-resistant seal and a rechargeable battery. Also available as a red taillight.

Emil Boards

Emil Boards

Emil Boards are designed for coasting and carving. Their flat and rectangular decks add stability. You can also get just the deck. Available in raw and chocolate maple wood and with or without grip tape.

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