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longboards wheels for sliding

After foot breaking, sliding is one of the best ways to slow down on your longboard – it’s probably your best option if you’re skating above 30mph. It’s a skill that anyone who wants to skate fast or bomb hills… Continue Reading…

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setup trucks downhill

As part of my on-going skills to bomb hills series, I’ll be talking about how downhill skating beginners should set up their trucks. Your trucks determine how stable you will be when going fast, how you’ll slide, and basically how… Continue Reading…

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the best european longboard brands

This week’s article will be on the┬ábest European longboard brands. I’ve looked at companies, brands, and people that make high-quality longboard gear. After reading it, you’ll know where to look for your next longboard. By no means is this list… Continue Reading…

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the best north-american skateboard

Buying a longboard can be a bit tricky, especially when there are hundreds of knock-off brands out there. You don’t know who to trust – who’s selling you a quality longboard or is just out to make a quick buck…. Continue Reading…

Advanced riders guidesBeginners GuidesGear KnowledgeProtective/Safety gear

If you rock up to a downhill skate event, or simply flick through the pictures from one, you’ll see a lot of diversity, especially when it comes to the helmets people choose to wear. From different shapes to different colors… Continue Reading…

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Me falling from an unstable skateboard

Going fast on your skateboard is one of the funnest things you can do. It’s exhilarating, feels amazing and is something everyone should experience at least once. But more often than not, things do tend to get a bit …… Continue Reading…

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Loaded Race gloves review

Slide gloves are arguably the least important part of your longboard gear. But that said, a good pair can go a long way. The guys over at Loaded recently sent me a pair of their Leather Racer gloves to review,… Continue Reading…

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PAris Savant review image

Paris trucks are well established in the longboard industry. For years, their cast trucks have been the go-to if you wanted a lively, reliable truck, in an affordable package. In 2015, they finally introduced the forged Paris Savants. These trucks… Continue Reading…

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Longboard and skateboard bearings pyramid

If you are looking to go as fast as possible and be the first one down the hill, getting the right bearings is critical. The right bearings will allow you to take your skating to the next level without holding… Continue Reading…

Beginners GuidesBuying guideGear KnowledgeSecret tipsStories

I’m not gonna lie, downhill skating can be hard work, especially if you don’t know what you’re doing. It’s easy to end up doing the same thing over and over at sessions, without making any real progress. Unfortunately, that may… Continue Reading…

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