The most common people to use Electric Skateboards would be people looking at it for transportation purposes. You can use it to commute to work, ride to a friends house and/or ride around campus to a classroom.
There are a few "real longboarders, real skateboarders" who ride and enjoy electric skateboards and electric longboards. But there are a group of them that prefer to kick and push. While it is a different experience and more fun.
Usually, the reasons for riding an electric skateboard would be the following:
- Commute to work or school without sweating.
- Ability to brake and ride. No more needing to foot brake and/or slide to a stop.
- A thrilling blast of adventure and fun without having the need to kick.
- Cover more distance with less effort.
- Enjoying what new technology has to offer us.
Sooner or later - Electric Skateboards or Electric Longboards will become main stream and everyone will enjoy owning and riding one.