Boosted Boards

  • Boosted’s v2 electric skateboards go 12 miles with swappable batteries

    Boosted’s v2 electric skateboards go 12 miles with swappable batteries

    The Boosted Board is the best electric skateboard on the market, but its biggest flaw is a troublingly low range of 6 miles per charge. Today, Boosted opened pre-orders of its Gen 2 boards for $999 to $1599, solving the problem with extended and swappable battery options that let them go almost twice as far. For $99 extra you can upgrade from a 7-mile to a 12-mile battery, or you can buy an… Read More

  • Feet-On With Boosted Boards’ New Faster And Cheaper Electric Skateboards

    Feet-On With Boosted Boards’ New Faster And Cheaper Electric Skateboards

    If you want to ride a magic carpet, the Boosted Board is the closest you’ll get until they make that hoverboard run on asphalt. And now there’s an even more powerful model for climbing epic hills or hitting 22mph, and a stripped down model for casual boarders on a budget. Y Combinator and StartX-backed Boosted Boards launched it Kickstarter back in November 2012 and finally… Read More

  • Boosted Boards Unveils Its Magical Stanford-Engineered Electric Skateboard

    Boosted Boards Unveils Its Magical Stanford-Engineered Electric Skateboard

    Riding uphill on a Boosted Board feels like you’re cheating gravity. Today this powerful, easy-to-control electric skateboard debuts on Kickstarter, and after riding it a few times all I could think was that this will change how we interact with our cities. Step on and give a kick-push and it’s just like a regular longboard. But throttle up on the wireless remote control, and a… Read More