The Razor Ripskate is great! You can use it to carve like a RipStik or ride the Razor Ripskate as inline skates. Inclined casters and pivoting deck on the Razor Ripskate provide a snowboard-like carving ability. The Razor Ripskate has a unique design that allows for acceleration and turning, without pushing! It has a concave deck for increased foot control. The Razor Ripskate has 51mm urethane wheels with ABEC-5 bearings for a smooth ride. The Razor Ripskate can hold riders up to 220lbs. Item dimensions are 29.5 inches x 8.5 inches x 4.5 inches - weight 5.5lbs. Founded in June 2000, Razor USA, LLC is a privately held company based in Cerritos, Calif. and holds the worldwide rights to the Razor brand. Home of the wildly popular Razor kick scooter, Razor has other scooters like the E100, E200, and E300 (electric scooters). The cutting-edge line of Razor products also includes the Dirt Rocket, Pocket Mod, Pocket Rocket, Ground Force, a line of electric powered ride-on toys and a junior line of scooters. Razor also offers an action video RVM, featuring Team Razor (pro scooter athletes ages 9 to 20, who tour the world participating in demonstrations and competitions). Razor has numerous awards including Toy Industry Association's ""Toy of the Year,"" and ""Toy of the Year"" honors from TIME Magazine, Parents, Parenting, Sports Illustrated for Kids, Nick Jr. and U.S. News & World Report.