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Longboard stroller allows hipster parents to take kids along for ride

Ingenious idea is actually pretty safe

It’s officially summertime, also known as longboard season.

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From California’s boardwalks to the streets of New York City, the horizontally-stretched skateboard has become a bit of pop culture icon in recent years, especially among young people. But what of the settled-down adults out there who are still young at heart? They’re forced to stand aside, holding their children’s hands, and admire the freedom with which today’s youngsters get to enjoy cruising around on a four-wheeled surfboard.

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Fortunately, stroller and buggies manufacturer Quinny recognized this hipster hardship and decided to do something about it, developing the Longboardstroller for today’s parent who wants to share the longboarding experience with their young child.

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The Longboardstroller has a low center of gravity and more room to stand on than its skateboard counterpart. It features a handle that also acts as a roll-cage for the child should the thing tip over (great arguing point to your significant other when explaining why this would make an awesome gift).

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The version seen in the photographs and video here are just first-round material—the Quinny team is working with Studio Peter Van Riet to create a fully-functional, market-ready version.

Check out the Longboardstroller in action below. What say you – yay or nay?

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