in our category DIY electric skateboard we will explain in a series of articles how you can build your owns electric skateboard. Learn more about batteries, remote controllers and speed controllers or 3D printing.
Sune Pedersen (CTO & Founder) at Faraday Motion who is software engineer started to develop a 3D printed electric skateboard 3 years ago in Copenhagen. His start up is now based in Berlin.
While you can buy complete boards (AKA Hyperboard) the idea is to customise your board. The first production run (50 units) of the Hyperboard is sold out and was mainly to receive feedback from the community.
If you want to ride an unique electric skateboard which perfectly fits to your weight, riding skills and style, we suggest you look into an “electric skateboard kit” also called “electric skateboard conversion kit”.
While there are some cheap kits available on the web, we are only looking at high class electric skateboard conversion kits in this article.