Science In Action: Skateboard Can Go Down Stairs [Video]

By simply modifying the “trucks” at each end, Royal College of Art graduate Po-Chih Lai created a skateboard that can tackle stairs with ease.

Called the Stair Rover, each set of wheels simply pivots, allowing the board (or “deck”) to accommodate right angles.

SCIENCE!

[Source: Po-Chih Lai / Via Gizmodo]

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3 Responses to Science In Action: Skateboard Can Go Down Stairs [Video]

  1. meh…..boring, and it seems as if would only work on very shallow and wide steps. Beef it up.
    Apply the technology to something useful, wheelchairs, furniture moving dollys, etc.

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