Introducing the Meepo Penny Dual

Hyped Meepo is extending their range of esk8:s into the hot segment of electric penny-boards, introducing the Meepo Penny Dual. Already much talked about via their electric longboard, Meepo is introducing a dual-motor penny board, thus competing with the Acton Blink Lite and the Ridge EL1, which we recently reviewed. Having twin motors, the Meepo…

A Brief History of Electric Skateboards

The site alteredusa.com has an interesting article about the origins of the electric skateboard and its history, following the 1997 ban of the gasoline-powered Motoboard (the first mass-produced motorized skateboard), due to noise and pollution. The history of the electric skateboard starts with mr. Louie Finkle (aka Electric Louie), who filed his patent in 1999: In the late 1990’s,…

Finally you can buy a Boosted Board in a regular Stockholm shop

The skateboard shop Kahalani in Stockholm, Sweden, now sells Boosted Boards in the shop. That means no shipping fees (if you buy in the shop of course), thus making the board much cheaper for us Swedes. You can also buy it in the Kahalani web shop, only paying domestic Swedish shipping fees (SEK 49:- with…

Boosted Boards visiting Stockholm

Sunday september 24th Stockholm was the object of californiacation, as the nice people at Boosted Boards visited Södermalm and the Kahalani skateshop. Everybody was happy. The rideout was awesome. And I got a t-shirt!

Tidningen Södermalmsnytt gör reportage om elektriska skateboards

Lokaltidningen Södermalmsnytt gör reportage om elektriska skateboards och ESK8 Sweden: Snabbt och smidigt glider Söderbon och författaren Henrik Arnstad upp för Sankt Paulsgatans backe på sin el-skejtboard. Runt 20 kilometer i timmen rullar brädan under hans fötter. Gas och broms sköter han med en fjärrkontroll. Reporter är Elina Lundberg och fantastiska bilder (samt video) är…

“Boosted Sweden Visit Group Ride” söndag 24 september

Söndag 24 september kl 16-19 arrangerar Boosted Boards “Boosted Sweden Visit Group Ride” på skejtaffären Kahalani i Stockholm. Boosted Boards skriver på Facebook: What’s up Boosted board riders in Sweden! My name’s Cody and I’m the Sales Manager at Boosted. My coworker Mitchell and I will be in Stockholm later this month visiting one of…

Youtubers we like: FabTRAV

Swiss globetrotter Fabian Doerig, a.k.a. FabTRAV, travels the world riding all kinds of electric skateboards (and he also knows how to ride and do tricks on regular skateboards, yay!). We love him! Follow Fabian on youtube for all kinds of information, tests and so forth about esk8. He’s pure esk8 fun!  

Hey handsome! Acton Blink S2 review.

Product: Acton Blink S2. Reviewer: Henrik Arnstad Having had our eyes on the Acton Blink S2 since spring 2017, getting it was both heaven and hell. Heaven riding it, hell buying it. But All’s Well That Ends Well, right? First of all, the Acton Blink S2 is just gorgeous. It is pure beauty. Its the best…

Skatebutiken Kahalani ska börja sälja Boosted Board.

Stockholms trevligaste skatebutik Kahalani får snart besök av en representant från Boosted Board. Butiken på Östgötagatan på Södermalm i Stockholm vill börja sälja dessa världens mest kända elektriska longboards. Mer kommer om denna roliga nyhet as it unfolds. Håll koll här på esk8.se!  

The next Koowheel is on its way!

The next Koowheel is named Kooboard and is due in september: A totally new board fine tuned from the D3m version with tons of improvements, arriving to UK by the end of September. Get it wherever. Price approx. SEK 5,700:-.