The basic technology behind a skateboard has remained virtually unchanged ever since it was invented (some say in Paris right after World War II). That doesn’t mean that the way to use it has remained the same and many of its components have changed accordingly throughout the years to give more balance, more impact resistance and more speed. Only every new material or component used to take a long time and a lot of effort from Skateboarding companies to make its way to actual skateboarders.
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3D Printed Samurai Rails v1
Billy Rohan, former pro skater and brand owner of Samurai Skateboard NYC, commissioned these bespoke rails (in the shape of a Samurai Katana rather than a boring straight line). They were 3D printed by iMakr at their 3D printing store in New York.