The BoardUp is a longboard design created to go with riders wherever they travel

As a veteran engineer in California, the creator Bin Lu noticed how passengers in an airport or bus station experienced trouble storing their longboards. BoardUp to the rescue—a self-folding longboard that can easily fit in storage compartments or bags.

Simply hitting the kickpad located at the front folds the board and the hinge in the middle brings the two sections together. When folded, a carry handle comes up from the hinge.

The BoardUp is on Kickstarter until Dec 16. Anyone interested in backing the project and getting the BoardUp has to donate minimum of $179. Lu intends to ship the BoardUp to backers in February 2017.

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