Rocket Skates on ‘Shark Tank’: Interview With Co-Founder

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Rocket Skates entered the Shark Tank on the show’s Season 7 premiere. We interviewed co-founder Peter Treadway about his company that makes electric skates and scooters that can reach up to speeds of 12 mph. When asked if he was nervous during his debut, he said, “Nah, I’m a pretty good swimmer.” As far as their future plans go, he explained, “We plan to be the leaders in personal transportation.”

Here is what else he told us about…

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How He Got the Idea for the Company

It all started with my childhood hero Wile E. Coyote. I really just want people to be able to wear their transportation.

How Their ‘Tank’ Appearance Came About

We were lucky enough to run into one of the producers at CES [Consumer Electronics Show] and he suggested that we apply.

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Sales at Retailers

We can’t mention numbers, but we have established distribution internationally and are selling on many sites and in many retail stores.