Monday, April 23, 2018

Caring Causes: Locker Board

Launched in 2016 by then-11-year-old Carson Kropfl, an avid skater and surfer from San Clemente, CA, Locker Boards are unique, 17” skateboards designed specifically to fit in a school locker and backpack. A middle school newbie, Carson was crushed to discover that his beloved board wouldn’t fit in his locker or backpack and set about crafting one that did. His squared-off version was an immediate hit and business continues to grow, thanks in no small part to an appearance on Shark Tank, investors like Sir Richard Branson, and relationships with the Virgin Group, Nike, Jessup Grip Tape, and Ocean Unite ($1 from every Locker Board Sold goes to this organization). Recycled decks keep trash out of landfills (over 13 million skate decks are thrown away each year) and make each board unique.

About Locker Board:
The only non-folding, sustainably-sourced skateboards on the market that can fit inside a backpack, Locker Boards are designed for school and traveling. These compact skateboards feature environmentally-conscious recycled decks handmade by esteemed skateboard manufacturer, PS Stix and brand-new, high-end custom wheels, trucks, and steel bearings. Each recycled deck ensures a totally unique board for every rider. One dollar of every purchase is donated to Ocean Unite for ocean conservation. Made by a kid for kids. Locker Board’s 12-year-old CFO (Chief Fun Officer) designed Locker Boards to be fun to ride, easy to take anywhere, and good for the planet. As seen on “Shark Tank” with Sir Richard Branson as it’s investor, Locker Board products are available at and

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