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Tips for doing a drop in on your skateboard

Drop-in is one of the most difficult skateboard maneuvers that you may see at the skatepark or on a ramp. It doesn’t too many skills to do, but the skater needs to be very courageous and confident at themselves. If you are going to skate at a skatepark or on a ramp, you have better […]

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How to find the best skateboarding stance

When you start skateboarding, the first thing you need to do is to find the best stance to put your foot on. It decides the type of skateboarder you are, a regular-footed or a goofy-footed skateboarder.In general, there are two main ways for you to stand on the skateboard, they are regular and goofy stance. […]

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How to differentiate the hardness of skateboard wheel

Which level of hardness of the wheel is suitable for my skateboard?When manufacturing, each wheel producers have clearly stated the hardness level of their products. It is measured on the durometer scale Shore A or Shore B. In fact, this topic is quite complicated, so we decide to make it more easy-to-understand by dividing the […]

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Is skateboarding suitable for tall people?

Each person has his/ her own features, some may be higher than normal, some may be heavier. To skateboarders, they may wonder whether skateboarding is suitable for them or not, is there any difficulty they may suffer? In fact, with these people, skateboarding is a little bit harder since their center of gravity is higher […]

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How to protect yourself from getting skateboard injuries

If you are a skateboarder, especially when you are a beginner, getting injured is no longer strange. Like many other sports, skateboarding is not 100% safe, and you can be at risk anytime. However, there are ways to limit the ability and protect you from plenty of skateboard injuries, as well as to heal these […]

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Somethings you may not know about the ABEC skateboard bearings

ABEC is a rating system that is used to show the quality of the skateboard bearings. However, these days, a lot of manufacturers deny using this specification for their bearing products and report that it is untrustworthy.An application engineer of the bearings, Ron Foster has been training and working for many companies like Aircraft Bearing, […]

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The evolution of skateboarding

These days, skateboarding is gaining more and more popular worldwide. But, not many people know the history of this interesting sport. It originates in the 1950s in California, USA and is created by surfers who wanted to try surfing on the ground. There is no exact information about the very first skateboard since a lot […]

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Learning to make your own skateboard bearings

If you are an experienced skateboarder, you may know that a skateboard consists of 8 bearings to have smooth rides, each wheel requires a pair of bearings. You have better equip the same type of skateboard wheels and bearings in order to prevent you from unpredictable risks. Mixing and matching different wheels and bearings are […]

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