All over the world, methods of transportation seem to be progressing faster than we can keep track. Long ago, but not too long ago, were the days where skateboards ruled the streets as a means of transportation or merely just a hobby. People far and wide could be seen riding atop skateboards, whether to a desired destination, practicing skills and tricks, or simply just to “skate” off into the sunset. More recently however, we have seen the emergence of skateboarding innovations such as the long board, and the newly popular “hoverboards”. While long boards are used less frequently in today’s society, the innovation of a motorized board has become all the rage. But what is it about the motorization of these boards that attract so many people? Simply put, it’s all about speed.
Located in Slovenia, Next Generation Vehicles (NGV) is a technology company focusing specifically on their product “NextBoards”, a 4WD motorized longboard that possesses top quality speed as well as safety. Built for downhillers, thrill seekers, and longboarders of any aptitude, NextBoards next generation longboard will be able to reach speeds of up to 200 km/hr. (124 mph), making it the fastest motorized longboard in the world. Chief Engineer and inventor of NextBoards, Mr. Tone Gorup, explains why he believes NextBoards will appeal to a wide array of demographics.
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