9 Ways To Break In Skate Shoes Fast

breaking in a skate shoe with a microwave

Brand new skate shoes just don’t feel the same as a pair that you have been skating for weeks. When skating in brand new skate shoes your feet get sore, the shoes are stiff and don’t have any flex, and your tricks aren’t as smooth as they usually are. This is the opposite of what … 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

Awesome Shoes for Street Skateboarding

Nike SB Shane skate shoes

Typically street skateboard shoes need to be flexible and offer a lot of board feel. You want a pointy nose for more flick control and a shoe that doesn’t require a lot of time to break in. We selected a couple of shoes that are great for street skateboarding and make you feel connected to … Read more

All Types of Skateboard Shoes Explained

collection of skate shoes

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

We Tried A Bunch Of Nike Skate Shoes

Nike SB Shane skate shoes

There is a lot of hate for Nike in the skateboard scene because how dare a commercial company like Nike enter the skate shoe market? To those in the hate camp, I have some bad news; Nike SB skate shoes are one of the best for technical skateboarders. Nike offers skateboarding shoes that offer superior … Read more

A Brief Look at Modern Skate Shoes

collection of skate shoes

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