Gallery: Erik Maki’s Sustainably Made Longboards Look and Ride Like Sur...

Skateboards could perhaps be the most eco-friendly mode of transportation after walking. Their simple design and lightweight construction make them easy to carry, and they use less than one-tenth of the material required to make a typical bike (you can even recycle them). Designer and craftsman Erik Maki realized this while a student at University of California San Diego, and it soon became his passion. Now, his eponymous company, Maki Longboards, is changing the look and feel of the art of skateboarding.

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  1. slaychalet September 6, 2014 at 1:38 am

    Sweet boards, if you want to put your boards on my site, we are innovative, eco-friendly, and artistic surf and skate products aggregated into one marketplace where surfers and skaters can discover great products. If you’re interested, contact us at

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