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About the ZBoard Electric Skateboard Team

Based in Hermosa Beach, our team is made up of mechanical engineers with a passion for skateboarding, snowboarding, and surfing. We come from backgrounds in Robotics and Product Design, and are trained in a wide variety of disciplines including CAD, CNC Machining, Computer Programming, and Electrical Engineering.

The idea for the ZBoard came to the us while brainstorming for our senior project at the University of Southern California. Tired of bikes getting stolen and having to push skateboards up hills and over Los Angeles’ notoriously uneven streets, our goal was clear: design a device that is faster and easier to ride than a skateboard, and more fun and portable than a bike.

That project turned into a 3 year development process that included rethinking how students and young professionals commute, and designing an electric skateboard from the ground up tailored to their daily needs.

The result was our Kickstarter Project which launched in March, 2012. Check it out here

Ever since then we've designed, built, and tested the ZBoard in sunny California.  Enjoy the ride!

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Current and Past Advisors:


500 Startups Electric Skateboard

SUP Electric Skateboard
S.CO Electric Skateboard
 

Awards:

VB Electric Skateboard Tony Hawk Motorized Skateboard SMART Electric Skateboard
2012 Demo God
Consumer Products
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Evolution of Skateboarding
Exhibit Honoree
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Finalist
Top 15
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SXSW Electric Longboard Lexus Electric Motorized Skateboard
Startup America
Video Pitch Contest Winner
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Lexus/Yahoo: The Future is Now
Poll Winner
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