Well, after a gift card, a Target employee discount, and a $2.22 loan I finally got me one.
Took me a good while to finally be able to ride and then and even longer time to get the hang of turning. Call it a midlife crisis if you want, but it is a lot fun and I really like it. Below is a small, short video of me and Rob on the Ripstik.
And of course, with this type of thing, and with my lack of appropiate balance and skill it is only natural that I take a spill. Here are the results of that spill.