Our Story


About the ZBoard Electric Skateboard Team

Enjoying the Ride

Each and every day we pinch ourselves that we get to make electric skateboards for a living - what could be better? 

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 us while brainstorming for our senior project at the University of Southern California in 2009. We were tired of our bikes getting stolen and having to push skateboards up hills and over Los Angeles’ streets and our goal became clear: design a device that is faster and easier to ride than a skateboard while being more fun and portable than a bike.

That project led to our 2012 Kickstarter Project and three years later we launched the ZBoard 2 on Indiegogo.

ZBoards have now been ridden over 1 million miles in over 60 countries. Each and every board is still designed, built, and tested in sunny California. Enjoy the ride!

History of the ZBoard

Where the ZBoard is Built