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Christmas lights, duct tape, and a bright idea...

It all began on the ASU campus one night in 2011, when Greg Rudolph spotted a skater who had duct-taped bulky Christmas lights to his skateboard. Inspired, he risked his personal savings to create the original fully-customizable LED underglow board lights, and the bright idea quickly took off!

Since then, Board Blazers have been sold in all 50 U.S. states and 50 countries around the world, and become the classic way to instantly customize your board. We pride ourselves on personal customer support, high-quality products, and a constant focus on what riders demand. Always innovating, expanding into new markets, and promoting skate culture, we continue to thrive on our early entrepreneurial spirit.

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Greg Rudolph

Founder and CEO

Greg founded Board Blazers after spotting a student who had duct-taped Christmas lights to his skateboard riding around the ASU campus one night in 2011. Named one of Arizona’s "Top 35 Entrepreneurs Under 35" by the Arizona Republic, profiled in Entrepreneur magazine, featured by the national FOX TV show "Live Life & Win!" and a winner of the Edson Entrepreneur Initiative competition, Greg sports an infectious enthusiasm for entrepreneurship. Greg is also a motivational speaker who enjoys helping others to discover their leadership potential and capitalize on their entrepreneurial ambitions. An M.B.A graduate of Arizona State University, he's always happy to talk Board Blazers, new business, or baseball.