All Types of Skateboard Shoes Explained

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There are quite some differences between skate shoes. Some are great for street skating, others work well for transition skateboarding like half pipe or bowl skating. Some shoes are extremely durable, where others can be binned after 2 weeks. Finding the right balance between performance, budget, durability and flexibility are some key factors to consider. … Read more

What Are Skate Shoes? A Brief Look at Modern Skate Shoes

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While skate shoes are often confused with sneakers, there is quite a difference between the two. Skate shoes are specifically designed for skateboarding, sneakers are for daily wear. Regular shoes can’t take the abuse skate shoes can and will wear much faster. Often skate shoes consist of durable suede that needs to withstand the friction … Read more

Are Sneakers Good for Skateboarding?

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You can use sneakers for skateboarding if you only push and ride. However, if you want to learn tricks, sneakers aren’t the best choice. Sneakers wear fast, have thicker midsoles, and don’t offer enough support like skate shoes do. Often sneakers also fail to provide board feel and offer less stability. If you’re the type … Read more

Is Skateboarding A Sport Or Not?

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By now, everyone knows about skateboarding. Whether you are a skater yourself or you walk by a skatepark on the way home or you saw it in the Olympics, you have been exposed to it in one way or another. An important question often arises amongst those who do not skate, and even among us … Read more

10 Tricks You Can Do On A Cruiser Board

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You might not have witnessed many people riding a cruiser board, much less perform tricks on them at the skatepark. This is because it’s popularly believed that cruiser boards aren’t designed for tricks, however, that’s not entirely true. Despite common belief, you can perform a ton of tricks on a Cruiser board.  Even as a … Read more

Is Mall Grabbing A Skateboard Bad? It Isn’t!

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The mall grab is often a dead giveaway that you’re dealing with a poser skateboarder. Grabbing a board by the trucks is generally frowned upon because to carry a skateboard around as a fashion statement grinds some skateboarder’s gear. At least that’s what the internet makes you believe, honestly mall grabbing is a non issue. … Read more

16 Best Shoe Brands For Skateboarding

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So many brands, so many skate shoes but which skate shoe brand should you consider. The truth is that it depends on your type of skateboarding and your feet. Some brands aren’t great for wide feet while others feel bulky and uncomfortable. There isn’t a single skate shoe brand that’s the best, it all comes … Read more