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Our Team


Roarockit is a small company with many friends and associates. Over the past 20 years, people have been closely associated in many different ways. We have always surrounded ourselves with supportive friends, family, professionals and entrepreneurs. The creative spirit is a huge part of our Roarockit team, and every person involved has made their mark in some way, and we are grateful for their contribution.

Headquarters in Toronto


Ted and Norah (co-founders)

With Ted's background as a professor and Norah's in graphic design, both are passionate about helping people. Ted recognizes that the teaching process is a two-way street, the more we interact with people, the more we learn!


Taryn (Director of Operations)

Taryn is an industrial designer who also has a flair for creative photography, editing and social media skills. She also makes sure the company runs smoothly so that clients get what they need!  



Tristan looks after all our products, from making and packing, to shipping. Tristan is a hands-on person who skates or bikes around town when he’s not working on his 1969 sailboat (that he lives on).


Tyler and Jan

Tyler is an experienced technical type. He operates our laser and foam cutting machines and creates so many of our in-house building tools with precision. Jan is a seasoned education specialist. Talk to Jan if you want to know how to get Roarockit into your classroom or group. 


The Roarockit Team includes people all around the world


The Team is in Europe!

Sarah and Nico bring Roarockit products and support to the entire EU. Trained in Toronto, and experienced in board building, this dynamic duo travel to great lengths to get builders in Europe making their own custom boards.


Roarockit is down-under too!

Justin and Belinda have been offering Roarockit kits and the hard-to-find Canadian maple veneer in Australia and New Zealand for many years. As a teacher, Justin is very active with schools and supports his fellow teachers by providing expert advice on how to bring skateboard building into the classroom.


And in Quebec....

Affectionately known to us as Crazy Hornet, Ian Samoisette proudly represents Roarockit to the French-speaking community. Ian is a high-school teacher with an amazing amount of energy and skill and leads his class of skateboard builders to achieve amazing results with their projects.