In the Media

Since our launch in July 2012, Evolve Skateboards has been making waves around the globe. Here is some of the press and media coverage we've received to date.


Gold Coast company Evolve Skateboards takes top gong at Queensland Export Awards

October 19, 2017


“INSANELY awesome carving machines” saw Gold Coast business Evolve Skateboards take top gong at the Queensland Export Awards last night.

The company, run by Jeff and Fleur Anning, was named Premier of Queensland’s Exporter of the Year at a gala ceremony in Brisbane.
Evolve also took the award for e-commerce at the awards, which saw Gold Coast companies were well-represented on stage.
Evolve Skateboards is a Gold Coast-based designer, manufacturer and retailer of electric skateboards, which has grown rapidly since its launch in 2011.
Their products are sold in 30 different countries around the world, through a network of distributors and locally owned international offices, and online.
The winners received their awards from Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk and Treasurer and Minister for Trade and Investment Curtis Pitt."



 Jeff Anning wins Trailblazer of the Year at the Gold Coast Young Entrepreneur Awards. 

Our city is alive with the entrepreneurial spirit... More Gold Coast took some time out to see what makes our young entrepreneurs tick, who they're inspired by and what advice they have for those looking to take the plunge. (Evolve Skateboards starts at 2:07mins)

Gold Coast's Evolve Skateboards reaps rewards for innovation

PUSHING the boundaries of innovation, Gold Coast business Evolve Skateboards has netted a global distribution of 30 countries and a flurry of awards in three years.





Good Design Australia

Evolve Skateboards was awarded the internationally recognised Good Design Gold for Product Design in the category of Sports and Lifestyle for our Carbon Series design.

The Bulletin

A story that ran when Evolve was announced as a finalist for the Good Design Awards.



A video review of our Carbon Series 2in1 by Nick Lavars.


Business Weekly Review looked at 5 Australian businesses that are helping to shape the future.

StartUp Daily

A story on the growth of Evolve Skateboards as a sports tech startup.


The Financial Review interviews "5 Australian innovators taking on the world"


Gold Coast Business Excellence Awards

After being awarded Emerging Business for the month of August 2014 Evolve Skateboards took out the category as the Gold Coast's best Emerging Business overall for 2014.

The Bulletin

Evolve Skateboards and popular New York brand Bustin Longboards team up to take electric skateboarding to the masses.


The West Australian

Need another excuse to buy an electric skateboard? It's a great way to commute and save money as The West Australian discovers.

Evolve Electric Skateboards featured in in France. Check out the cool video they made to go with the article.

Online electric skateboarding mag reviews one of our first designs - the bamboo snubnose board.

The Courier Mail


Queensland's Courier Mail interviews Evolve founder Jeff and his wife Fleur for their business section.


Skrilled Mag

Evolve Electric Skateboards covered in Skrilled Magazine, Australia 
(Page 16)

YPS Magazine

Evolve Electric Skateboards featured in YPS Magazine Germany

The Gizmag editorial team took the Evolve Electric Skateboards for a test ride. Although they are not skaters, they still had a great time on it. Here's a video review they made to go along with the article. 

Gizmodo Germany

Evolve Electric Skateboards reviewed in Gizmodo Germany


Stuff Magazine

The Stuff editorial team took the Evolve Electric Skateboards for a test ride. They gave us a 5 star rating and here's what they said "Most fun ever had on a board on tarmac". 

The New York Times

Check out what Thorsten Bauer, Creative Director of Urbanscreen likes to do in his spare time. :)


Stuff Magazine

The Evolve Electric Skateboards featured on the Hot Stuff section in the March issue of Stuff Magazine, Malaysia.

Heelside Magazine Issue 08

Evolve Electric skateboards covered in Heelside Magazine Issue 08

The Sunshine Coast Daily

Former NRL and Queensland rugby league player Chris Flannery talks about his Evolve experience in the Sunshine Coast Daily. 

The Coffs Coast Advocate

Evolve co-founder Fleur Anning featured in the Coffs Coast Advocate.

Start Up Smart

Electric skateboard punt pays off for business founders who sold their house.