SERPENT Electric Skateboards did have some bright ideas

By JC Torres

For a while, it seemed that the poorly named hoverboards would be the
skateboards of the future. That was until they started catching fire left
and right and the rest, as they say, is history. Despite the poor
execution, particularly by knockoffs, these motorized boards did have some
bright ideas.

Hoverboards, however, aren’t the boards of the future. This SERPENT-C and
SERPENT-W might very well be, though, particularly in their use of
electricity and motor to push the skateboarding experience forward. Pun
totally intended.

Skateboards have always been operated through natural force and physics.
That, plus the skill needed to not just drive the board but also avoid
falling off has made skateboarding an activity only a few have enjoyed…

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