For 5,000 years the circular wheel has been the go-to design for most types of transportation. The circular wheel was always considered the final design with no room for improvement… enter Shark Wheel inventor David Patrick.
Shark Wheel is the world’s first and only High Friction/Low Friction Wheel, meaning it can roll seamlessly between hard and soft surfaces. Rather than a traditional circular shape, the Shark Wheel is a hybrid of a sphere and cube taking on the properties of both shapes while in motion. It has been touted as the reinvention of the wheel by various news outlets. The wheels were initially funded by a Kickstarter campaign that reached nearly eight times its initial goal. It attracted the attention of award-winning skateboarders and has won various competitions around the world. Curious? Learn more about Shark Wheel and their process at their official site!