Picking The Right Skateboard Size Is A Journey

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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

How Skateboard Decks Are Made

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Basically a skateboard is a piece of shaped plywood with wheels that you ride around your town and skatepark. But there is much more to your skateboard deck than that. If you are the inquisitive type, you want to know how this piece of wood that has given you a mix of pleasure and pain … Read more

What Skateboards Decks Are Made of & Why it Matters

set of skateboard decks

Skateboard decks are made from a variety of materials. The most common material is Hard Maple. While decks can be made from other woods and a combination of woods and fibre reinforcement, Hard Maple has been tried tested and trued for decades. But if you have requirements that Maple cannot meet, there are a plethora … Read more