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Skateboard Training / Learning Device

Skateboard Training
Skateboard Training

This product has been designed as a training device for novice skateboarders. The analogy is that the removable foot straps are like training wheels for a bicycle. The foot straps afford the user a full motion of movement on both the front and rear of the board. The front foot strap has a tracking function that is essential in learning all skateboard tricks including the ‘Ollie’. Designed with a Velcro type substrate underneath the foot strap the use is encouraged not to strap in too tightly like a snowboard binding; but rather a semi-tight hold so in case of a predicted accident the user can kick away the board and land safely on their feet.

University

Griffith University

Griffith University
Brisbane, Australia

Andrew Watson

Design

Andrew Watson

Andrew Watson
East Brisbane, Australia