Author: Ben Schwartz

From the 18 going on 40-year-old that you've only ever known as "Anorak" come comprehensive reviews and updates on the most coveted esk8 tech available to the industry. With an upbringing in DIY and experience as a Leader/Moderator on the DIY forum, the only thing that we're wondering is how on earth a college student affords this in the first place.

EnertionBoardsUSA – A New Hope

In this article, we interview Kurt Benson from EnertionBoardsUSA to find out what his connection is with Enertion and what’s going on behind the scenes!

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OG Carvons – A Comprehensive Review

Esk8 news managed to snag a dual drive sample of original Carvon prototypes, and today we’re putting this now historic piece of technology to the test as if it had just been released.

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A Day With Enertion & The Raptor Ruckus

As some of you might have noticed, Enertion has been doing a worldwide tour recently called the “Raptor Ruckus”. Aside from the Paris event, Jason and his crew hit several other cities in Europe. I took the time to meet up with them in Germany. Quick Notes:– This was not planned. It was happy coincidence […]

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Illume V2 – New Lights on the Block!

The DIY community has a reputation for making what we think is cool, as well as making what we need in areas where pre-built gear just isn’t cutting it. Hey – that’s why so many people build their own esk8s in the first place, right? It is only fitting then that when our safety comes […]

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$99 Hoyt St. Midnight Puck – Just 3 More Pucking Months

You probably didn’t know about it, but now you do. The Midnight Puck is on the way!

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Griptape Competition!

esk8.news is proud to present our very first competition, and it is grippe based!

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My Experience Commuting by Esk8 – Part 1

A 20 mile commute with electric skateboards and trains isn’t for everybody, but for some of us, it’s just how we do. Ben shares the beginnings of what he hopes will become a regular part of his day.

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Esk8 and Airplanes: What a Nightmare

Ben Schwartz gets to the bottom of the headaches surrounding air travel with your favorite last mile ride.

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Riptide: No, Not the POS Board. The Bushings.

RipTide produces real products for real skaters. Inside you’ll find why we think they’re so successful at it.

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The Hoyt St. Puck Remote: You Probably Want It

Its a weird little puck that packs a very nice remote indeed. Details inside.

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