About Us

Backfire Skateboards, founded in 2009 by passionate skateboarders Randy and Jerry, emerged as a response to the challenges of affordability and quality in the skateboarding world. Dedicated to making high-quality and affordable skateboards accessible globally, the company expanded internationally in 2011, selling boards in over 20 countries. Venturing into electric skateboards in 2012, Backfire introduced the G1 model in 2013. The commitment to continuous improvement led to the unveiling of the advanced BACKFIRE G2 electric skateboard in 2017, boasting enhanced design and performance. Randy, an experienced skater and engineer, leads the R&D team, ensuring excellence in electric skateboard design. Collaborating with a diverse team, they customize products to meet the unique preferences of customers. Jerry, with a Master's degree in business, oversees strategic planning and marketing from Richmond, Virginia. Backfire Skateboards' journey signifies a fusion of passion, innovation, and a global vision in the skateboarding industry.


Backfire Boards prioritizes sleek and innovative design in their electric skateboards. The aesthetic appeal is carefully crafted to not only enhance the rider's experience but also make a style statement. The design encompasses a perfect blend of form and function, ensuring that each board is not only visually appealing but also optimized for performance.

Backfire Ranger X5


Backfire Boards is committed to sustainability by incorporating eco-friendly materials and manufacturing processes in the production of electric skateboards. The company is dedicated to minimizing its environmental impact, from sourcing materials responsibly to implementing energy-efficient production methods. Additionally, Backfire Boards promotes eco-conscious commuting through the use of electric skateboards as an alternative to traditional transportation.


Backfire Boards fosters a vibrant and engaged community of riders. The company understands the importance of building a strong bond among its users, creating forums, social media groups, and events where riders can connect, share experiences, and provide valuable feedback. Backfire Boards actively listens to its community, using their input to improve existing products and develop new features.


Backfire Boards boasts a dedicated and passionate team of professionals who are committed to pushing the boundaries of electric skateboard technology. The team is comprised of experts in various fields, including engineering, design, and customer service, ensuring a holistic approach to product development. Collaboration and a shared enthusiasm for electric mobility drive the team to deliver high-quality, cutting-edge products.


Backfire Boards places a strong emphasis on customer service, aiming to provide an exceptional experience for riders. The company offers responsive and helpful customer support, ensuring that any issues or inquiries are promptly addressed. Backfire Boards is dedicated to standing behind its products, offering warranties and support to guarantee customer satisfaction throughout the entire ownership experience.


Kickstarter & Indiegogo Success

We understood skaters through our specialized experiences, prioritizing quality and affordability for a broader audience. Developing the second generation of the Backfire Electric board took meticulous planning and testing over a couple of years, resulting in a mature product with consistent quality and a competitive price for mass production.

All Terrain Hub Motors

Starting as a vision on Indiegogo, the Backfire Ranger All-Terrain Electric Skateboard project garnered widespread enthusiasm and backing. The campaign highlighted Backfire's commitment to creating a versatile and powerful electric skateboard designed for all terrains. the Backfire Ranger emerged as a testament to the brand's evolution and dedication to meeting the diverse needs of skateboard enthusiasts.

Innovative Technologies

The Halo remote stands out as a top-tier controller in the electric skateboard market, featuring adjustable braking and acceleration directly from the remote. Its user-friendly display provides real-time charging updates, while the incorporation of fingerprint recognition adds an extra layer of security and convenience. This continuous commitment to innovation ensures that our products consistently offer cutting-edge features for an enhanced electric skateboarding experience.

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