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Review: Evolve Bamboo GTX hits the electric skateboard sweetspot – New Atlas

Friday, June 16, 2017

What happens when you take the most manoeuvrable deck in the Evolve Skateboards range, brighten up its looks and crank up the power? Simple: the Evolve Bamboo GTX. This all-terrain electric skateboard takes an already appealing formula and further refines it. We strapped on our helmets, updated the health insurance and put it through its paces. Since the first generation Evolve Electric Pintail launched in 2012, company founder Jeff Anning…

Boosted electric skateboard maker seeks a reboot – San Francisco Chronicle

Friday, June 16, 2017

Boosted electric skateboard maker seeks a reboot By Benny Evangelista June 15, 2017 Updated: June 15, 2017 4:50pm ‘); } Seven months ago, electric skateboard company Boosted Boards faced a major problem — two customers reported smoke emanating from the battery compartment of its newest model. The news could have been disastrous for the 60-employee Mountain View company, especially since battery fires in products like self-balancing hover boards and Samsung…

The Juiced Board is a valiant attempt at securing the budget electric … – TechCrunch

Thursday, June 15, 2017

When it looks, feels and is packaged like a competitor’s, is it really competition or just a knockoff? The Juiced Board comes dangerously close to echoing that sort of sentiment. Juiced and Boosted are words that loosely share the same meaning, but it’s the appearances where both electric skateboards really seem to converge. Until now, I never would have recommended a sub-$1,000 electric skateboard. The cons for electric skateboards in…

Skateboarder Chases Guinness World Record For Longest Distance … – NPR

Thursday, June 15, 2017

Jake Freed hits the road in May after spending his first night of his journey camped out in Gold Canyon, Ariz. He has been building his endurance over the past decade with trips across Arizona and the West Coast. His last big journey was in 2013 when he rode from Mesa, Ariz., to Washington, D.C. Courtney Rudloff/Courtesy of Jake Freed hide caption toggle caption Courtney Rudloff/Courtesy of Jake Freed Jake…

The Juiced Board is a valiant attempt at securing the budget electric skateboard market – TechCrunch

Thursday, June 15, 2017

When it looks, feels and is packaged like a competitor’s, is it really competition or just a knockoff? The Juiced Board comes dangerously close to echoing that sort of sentiment. Juiced and Boosted are words that loosely share the same meaning, but it’s the appearances where both electric skateboards really seem to converge. Until now, I never would have recommended a sub-$1,000 electric skateboard. The cons for electric skateboards in…

See this very chill dog skateboard down stairs like it’s no big deal – For The Win

Thursday, June 15, 2017

By: Alysha Tsuji | June 14, 2017 11:22 pm Follow @alyshatsuji

Spectra electric skateboard uses sensors underfoot for smoother control – New Atlas

Thursday, June 15, 2017

The market for electric skateboards is becoming rather crowded, which is why we’re seeing companies getting more and more creative with how riders can move the things around. The Spectra skateboard from New York-based startup Walnutt is the latest example of this, doing away with the typical handheld remote and using sensor pads built into the deck for control instead. Plenty of electric skateboards have rolled off the production line…

See this very chill dog skateboard down stairs like it’s no big deal – For The Win

Thursday, June 15, 2017

By: Alysha Tsuji | June 14, 2017 11:22 pm Follow @alyshatsuji

See this very chill dog skateboard down stairs like it’s no big deal – For The Win

Thursday, June 15, 2017

By: Alysha Tsuji | June 14, 2017 11:22 pm Follow @alyshatsuji

Liberia: Elwa Academy Skateboard Club Grateful to Tony Hawk – AllAfrica.com

Thursday, June 15, 2017

Photo: Liberian Observer By Omari Jackson The ELWA Academy Skateboard Club yesterday expressed appreciation to the Tony Hawk Foundation for the donation of 60 helmets to help build interest in the sport. The helmets were presented to the club by the founder and chief executive officer of Foundation for Women, Deborah Lindholm, yesterday during skateboard training at the school’s campus in Monrovia. In a video recording, members of the club…

Here’s what to expect at the 2017 Dew Tour skateboard festival – LA Daily News

Thursday, June 15, 2017

Ryan Sheckler is returning to the Dew Tour June 15-18 at the Long Beach Convention Center. (Photo courtesy Dew Tour) DEW TOUR When: 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Thursday-June 18. Where: Long Beach Convention Center, 300 E. Ocean Blvd. Long Beach. Tickets: Free. Information: www.dewtour.com. Some of the world’s top skaters will be in…

Here’s what to expect at the 2017 Dew Tour skateboard festival – LA Daily News

Thursday, June 15, 2017

Ryan Sheckler is returning to the Dew Tour June 15-18 at the Long Beach Convention Center. (Photo courtesy Dew Tour) DEW TOUR When: 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Thursday-June 18. Where: Long Beach Convention Center, 300 E. Ocean Blvd. Long Beach. Tickets: Free. Information: www.dewtour.com. Some of the world’s top skaters will be in…

See this very chill dog skateboard down stairs like it’s no big deal – For The Win

Thursday, June 15, 2017

By: Alysha Tsuji | June 14, 2017 11:22 pm Follow @alyshatsuji

Here’s what to expect at the 2017 Dew Tour skateboard festival – LA Daily News

Wednesday, June 14, 2017

Ryan Sheckler is returning to the Dew Tour June 15-18 at the Long Beach Convention Center. (Photo courtesy Dew Tour) DEW TOUR When: 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Thursday-June 18. Where: Long Beach Convention Center, 300 E. Ocean Blvd. Long Beach. Tickets: Free. Information: www.dewtour.com. Some of the world’s top skaters will be in…

See this very chill dog skateboard down stairs like it’s no big deal – For The Win

Wednesday, June 14, 2017

By: Alysha Tsuji | June 14, 2017 11:22 pm Follow @alyshatsuji

Go Skateboard Day gets wheels turning for local festival … – The Bakersfield Californian

Wednesday, June 14, 2017

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ELWA Academy Skateboard Club Grateful to Tony Hawk – Liberian Daily Observer

Wednesday, June 14, 2017

A cross section of the kids listen to instructions as CEO Deborah Lindholm pays attention –For 60 Helmets Donation The ELWA Academy Skateboard Club yesterday expressed appreciation to the Tony Hawk Foundation for the donation of 60 helmets to help build interest in the sport. The helmets were presented to the club by the founder and chief executive officer of Foundation for Women, Deborah Lindholm, yesterday during skateboard training at…

Go Skateboard Day gets wheels turning for local festival – The Bakersfield Californian

Wednesday, June 14, 2017

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This E-skateboard Has Machine Learning! – Yanko Design – Form Beyond Function

Tuesday, June 13, 2017

Machine learning AI has a long way to go till you see it completely integrated into your car. You see, cars have a years-long production process which is why today’s Android powered cars, however many there are, still use Android Gingerbread and Android Honeycomb. Cars are by virtue of their industry, outdated technologically. While tech picks up pace, car production takes much too long to catch up. So our only…