Penny Skateboards is an Australian brand which is largely responsible for re-popularising the style of plastic skateboards widely used in the early eighties although the quality is greatly improved!
Ben Mackey created the brand in 2011 out of nostalgia for his first skateboard that his dad had bought him. Today, Penny Skateboards is a worldwide brand. Many skaters have them as a second board or cruiser just for whipping to the shops or wherever because of their soft wheels that make them easier to ride on rougher surfaces. There also practical because of their size, the can be easily carried or stashed in a school locker.