15 Skateboarding Facts You Didn’t Know About

facts about skateboarding

Skateboarding is an internationally recognized sport and lifestyle that millions of people worldwide have the pleasure of enjoying. We have top-notch skateparks all over the globe, high-profile professional stars, jaw-dropping Olympic events, and some of the coolest apparel brands in all of sports. Considering the origin of skateboarding compared to the level it’s at today, … Read more

Picking The Right Skateboard Size Is A Journey

skateboards laying on the ground

In my younger years, I didn’t think much about the size of the board I was riding. As long as it didn’t look enormous, had a cool graphic, and was shredded on by one of my favorite professionals, I’d be more than willing to try it. Now, after two decades of experience, hundreds of skateboards, … Read more

How Long a Skateboard Deck Lasts Depends on You

skateboard deck snapped in half

If your skateboard deck loses pop and hardly has any tail left, it’s time to replace it. At this point tricks takes a lot of effort and your board is hard to control. It also increases the risk of injuries. A functional skateboard deck should have at least a bit of tail and nose left, … Read more

Why Do My Skate Shoes Rip So Fast?

ripped skate shoe

Decent skate shoes aren’t supposed to rip easily, but if your shoes rip quickly, there are a couple of reasons. Keep in mind that skate shoes are supposed to wear eventually, expecially near the kickflip and ollie area. There are easy ways to prevent shoes from ripping. Patching the vulnarable areas or Shoe Goo are … Read more

6 Skate Shoes With Arch Support & Comfy Cushioning

Nike SB BRSB skateboard shoe

Having flat feet is really problematic as a skateboarder because skate shoes have flat outsoles to make you feel connected (boardfeel) to your skateboard deck. This means the outsoles and insoles are extremely thin, killing your arch while skateboarding if you have flat feet. Skate shoes aren’t designed for comfort, sometimes they aren’t even great … Read more

Great Vulcanized Shoes For Skateboarding

Best Vulcanized Skate Shoes

Most would agree that technical skateboarding requires flexible shoes that offer lots of board feel. The best shoes for that are vulcanized skate shoes because make you feel more connected to your skateboard. We selected a few shoes that offer great responsiveness, offer consistent flicks, and have improved durability near the high-contact areas. Vulcanized Skate … Read more

Great Cupsole Shoes For Skateboarding

Best cupsole skate shoes

Cupsoles skate shoes may not be the most popular shoes for skateboarding, but they certainly are comfortable and great for those who need some extra support. A cupsole is stiffer compared to vulcs but offers lots of impact protection and comfort. Cupsoles are great for high-impact skateboarding like ollying stairs, huge gaps, or general bigger … Read more

The Most Comfortable Shoes For Skateboarding

DC Legacy Slim 98 skate shoes

There are many comfortable skate shoes out there, from bulky heavy cupsoles to more stylish lightweight vulcs. In general, cupsoles offer the most comfort while skateboarding. Their bulky shape and plentiful cushioning offers lots of support to those who need it. Comfortable skate shoes are beneficial when you have sore feet or suffer a heelbruise … Read more