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Is Skateboarding Hard to Learn?

So you just received your first skateboard, And you’re anxious to get started You have heard stories of your friends and family getting hurt on their first skateboard. The fact that skateboarding is challenging is usually not questioned. There is a legitimate reason why some parents are concerned about letting their children start skateboarding.Parents fear…

The Top 15 Skateboards for Beginners (UPDATED 2020)

Okay, fine. There might be some serious skill (and colorful powder?) needed to catch air like the guy above, but everyone starts somewhere, right? So whether you’re itching to grind the city or realizing that the fence plank with wheels glued to its bottom isn’t going to last, here are fifteen of the best skateboards…

The wonderful world of Youtubes Professional Skateboarders!

The influence of skateboarding youtubers is undeniable. There is this strange unspoken thing where as influential as skateboard vloggers are they are essentially not spoken or acknowledged in the “core” skateboard market or magazines. The “youtube” skateboarding professional has become a reality and oddly enough become its own category in our industry. What does it…

Skateboarding’s International Non-profit Organizations

With skateboarding’s inherent blend of physicality, creativity, entrepreneurialism and international community it is perhaps unsurprising that non-profit organizations have long been a part of the sport’s communal spirit. However, in the last decade or so, these skateboarding charities and social enterprises have become increasingly numerous, active and global in scope. Here’s a rundown of what…

How to Skateboard – 6 Steps (With Pictures)

Skateboarding is a thrill, lifestyle, and athletic activity.  It has gained popularity over the past couple decades and many people have started riding a skateboard for the first time.  These circumstances have presented the ubiquitous, all-so-common question, “How do I ride a skateboard?”   Part 1 – Getting Started 1.1.- Pick the Board Shape —-You…

How to Unblock Skateboarding Games at School

Your school has blocked access to games on computers, but you want to play these games anyways.  There are a few options to outsmart the school’s software and get these games working!   Here are some of the ways to play skateboarding games at school:  Use a Proxy Server. A proxy server will allow you…

Death of Skate? – The Declining Popularity of Skateboarding

by Susan Mann It’s a sad reality to confront.  There are signs the popularity of skateboarding is declining: Fewer people are looking for skateboards and skate parks online than ever before, as shown by the fact that skateboarding searches on Google are decreasing. Industry studies show skateboarding involvement is down for nearly every age group,…

Check Out This Homemade Plexiglass Skateboard

Two words: plexiglass skateboard. The folks at Braille Skateboarding have an open challenge to their fans-that they’ll try to skate anything you want to send them (if they think it’s possible.) Their definition of possible is pretty broad, though. In this video, a fan sends them an awesome-looking, but pretty perilous, clear plastic skateboard. It…