boosted board turned 'rocketship' flies through times square

boosted board turned 'rocketship' flies through times square

through the visor of avid youtuber jordan studdard’s ‘astro helmet’, new york’s times square was seen as a galaxy. the texas-born creative modified his electric skateboard using humble materials, such as cardboard, duct-tape, solo-cups and LED lights, turning an ordinary board into a faux-rocketship. donning an astronaut suit and whizzing past stunned tourists and yellow cabs alike, studdard ignited imagination in passers-by as he casually cruised through times square.



over the years, designboom has seen some unique skateboarding projects: such as the designer who built an electric skateboard for his cat to use; the vancouver shop that created a sandwich board to skate on; and the 3D printed electric skateboard designed to solve public transport woes. see how studdard’s astro-board came together — in his gridded, meticulously-blue-taped-studio-laboratory — here.

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