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The New Boosted Mini is Dangerously Fun

Electric skateboards have always seemed to me like an 80s fever dream come true. What if, instead of using your foot, you could push a button and make a skateboard go as fast as a car? The idea would have sounded absurd 30 years ago, but today it’s true in the form of Boosted Boards. And now, the company has a smaller model with a rad form factor. It’s a different ride, too. Read More >>

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Electric Skateboard Pole-Vaulting Should Be the Next Olympic Sport

Aside from the opening ceremonies, how many Olympic events did you watch over the past few weeks? Very few, right? It’s about time the IOC started spicing up the games so they’re more interesting—like letting athletes compete with the aid of electric skateboards, starting with the pole vault. Read More >>

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We Rode a Backpack With an Electric Skateboard Inside

A few months ago we told you about Movpak, a backpack that's totally unremarkable except for the fold-out electric skateboard hidden inside. Last week, we got to test-ride a prototype ahead of the company's Kickstarter campaign to raise funds for production. Finally, a backpack that carries you. Read More >>