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Skateboards, surfboards, snowboards, {{Hover Board}}s, etc.

See also SkySurfing and ImplausibleBoardingSkills. ShieldSurf is a SubTrope.



[[folder: Anime and Manga ]]

* Rakan from ''Manga/MahouSenseiNegima'' has been known to surf on a [[CoolSword sword]] at excesses of mach 5.
* ''Manga/SoulEater'': Death the Kid has one that can become a HoverBoard.
* Yata Misaki from ''Anime/{{K}}'' fights on his skateboard, and uses it as a shield on more than one occasion when fighting enemies with swords. He uses [[PlayingWithFire his powers]] to propel it.
* ''[[Anime/DetectiveConan Conan Edogawa]]'' has a skateboard. Motorized, solar-powered, fast enough to outrun many a motorbike.


[[folder: Comic Books ]]

* When [[ComicBook/RobinSeries Robin]] was at BoardingSchool and lost access to the [[{{Thememobile}} Redbird]], he designed a high tech skateboard called the Redboard.
* ComicBook/SilverSurfer should be the TropeCodifier, [[http://img138.imageshack.us/img138/5266/silversurferorigin.jpg even if his origin looks like a cosmic god's joke]].
* Night Thrasher of ''ComicBook/NewWarriors'' was a FadSuper with a high-tech skateboard. The skateboard was gradually phased out and replaced with a CoolBike, leaving him with a name that made little sense.
* Rocket Racer, a ComicBook/SpiderMan villain turned hero, has a high-tech skateboard that allows him to ride on the side of buildings.


[[folder: Film ]]

* Marty [=McFly=]'s skateboard in ''Film/BackToTheFuture''. Instead of pulling off tricks with it, he actually uses it for transportation, grabbing the back of cars while riding it. He ends up with a HoverBoard in ''Film/BackToTheFuturePartII'' when he travels to 2015 - [[IWantMyJetpack and makes us viewers desperate for them to be real as this specific year comes ever closer.]] [[ForegoneConclusion It didn't.]]
* In ''Film/TeenageMutantNinjaTurtles2014'', Mikey has a jet propelled skateboard.


[[folder: Live Action TV ]]

%%* [[Series/PowerRangersInSpace Galaxy Glider]], [[SkySurfing hang ten!]]
* ''Series/DoctorWho'' - In "Boom Town", Margaret / Blon the Slitheen decides the fastest way to get off Earth is to blow up the planet and ride the shockwave on a "pan-dimensional surfboard" (or "tribophysical waveform macrokinetic extrapolator"). The Doctor takes the board and integrates it into the [=TARDIS=] as a force-field generator.


[[folder: Toys ]]

* ''Toys/{{BIONICLE}}'': Tahu Nuva's [[FlamingSword Magma Blades]] can be [[BifurcatedWeapon combined]] to become a [[ConvectionSchmonvection lava surfboard]].
** Toa Lhikan had these as well.


[[folder: Video Games ]]

* Ernie Eaglebeak uses a magical surfboard to travel between islands in ''VideoGame/TheSpellcastingSeries''.
* Subverted in ''VideoGame/FinalFantasyVIII''; Zell tries to take a hoverboard on the Seed mission, but the Garden administrator confiscates the board and it's never seen again.
* In VideoGame/BlazBlue, Jin Kisaragi can create an [[CoolSword ice sword]] surfboard.
* Ventus's Keyblade Glider in ''VideoGame/KingdomHeartsBirthBySleep''.
* [[VideoGame/DonkeyKongCountry Funky Kong]] ''flies'' on his surfboard. Also, he uses it as a [[MundaneUtility baseball bat]].
* Beat from ''VideoGame/TheWorldEndsWithYou''.
* ''VideoGame/RuneFactoryOceans'': When wielding a two-handed sword, a certain aerial attack allows Azel to surf on the sword for a limited time.
* [VideoGame/SengokuBasara's Chosokabe Motochika uses his rocket-powered [[AnchorsAway anchor]] to surf on dry land.
** From the opening movie of ''Devil Kings'', Takeda Shingen rides a huge log, while his apprentice Sanada Yukimura uses his own twin spears.
* Dante in VideoGame/DevilMayCry 3 uses...the mooks. Also Nero, in a cutscene.
* In ''VideoGame/MegaManX1'', X uses the charged Shotgun Ice. Later, ''VideoGame/MegaManZX's'' Model L.
* The hoverboards in ''VideoGame/SubwaySurfers''. Most are shaped like standard skate-or-surrfboards, but timed-specials like Sidney's Ray board or Venice's Gondola definitely qualify. As well as the [[BribingYourWayToVictory expensive special boards]] with built-in boosts (like the Teleporter [fast lane change] and the Lowrider [permanent ducking]).
* In ''VideoGame/TheIncredibleHulkUltimateDestruction'', Hulk can smash a bus flat and use it as a skateboard, shield, or Frisbee. It's a great way to get around. Anything smaller than a tank [[FoeTossingCharge gets sent flying]] [[TheJuggernaut if he runs into it]] while skating, too.

[[folder: Western Animation ]]

* WesternAnimation/TheSimpsons: Bart's signature skateboard.
* ''WesternAnimation/TheAmazingSpiez!'': in episode "Operation Spy-Sitter", one of the Spiez' gadgets is a jet-powered 4 person surfboard.
* Lee Ping of ''WesternAnimation/{{Detentionaire}}'' is pretty handy with a skateboard, and has often used one to get out of sticky situations. In fact, the very first episode of the show opens with Lee being chased by [[FacelessGoons the Cleaners]] on a skateboard, before going back to show us [[HowWeGotHere how he got into the situation]].