A hook device is provided for helping with carrying of a skateboard. The hook device includes a base part formed of a structural material, such as metal. The base part has at least one hook portion for hooking a wheel or truck of a skateboard. The base part can be attached to a backpack. A person can wear the backpack normally with the hook device attached to the backpack. A skateboard can be hooked onto the at least one hook portion of the hook device and carried on the backpack hanging from the hook device. In addition, methods are provided for carrying a skateboard.