3D printing the skateboard of the future

3D printing the skateboard of the future

View Larger Image The recent Innoskate event supported by Formlabs and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in Cambridge served to remind us that skateboarding is still waiting for the great 3D printing revolution. Alongside Paul Schmitt, the ‘Godfather’ of skate deck manufacturing, Rodney Mullen, a professional skateboarder, was one of the key speakers at the event. Back in the days when skateboarding wasn’t much more than an extension of surfing, Mullen founded the flatland ollie and the kickflip which are now considered the bare basic tricks of skateboarding. As the sport is constantly evolving, the shape, materials and set […]

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