Beginners GuidesBuying guideDeck reviewGear KnowledgeGear reviewSkills to bomb hills

What type of deck should you go for, for downhill skateboarding? Which are the best downhill longboards for beginners? I answer all these questions and more below. If you want a shortened, visual version, check out the video below: How… Continue Reading…

Advanced riders guidesBuying guideGear reviewWheel review

I’ve been riding the Seismic 80.5mm Alpha wheels for a couple months now. You’ve probably seen me on them in various clips and videos. Today I’ll be reviewing them. Talking about how they roll, slide and perform. Check it out…. Continue Reading…

Advanced riders guidesBeginners GuidesGear reviewWheel review

Slide Perfect are a wheel manufacturer out of the UK. I’ve skated a couple of their wheels and been impressed. Lets see if their new wheels – the Slide Perfect Fluxx can match up. Check out my review below. *Note,… Continue Reading…

Advanced riders guidesBeginners GuidesBuying guideGear reviewProtective/Safety gear

I’ve been skating with my TSG Pass for a while now, and I’ve put through all kinds of scenarios. Rain, dust, heat, high humidity, snow, you name it! And impressively, this thing has kept me safe and impressively, kept up… Continue Reading…

Advanced riders guidesBeginners GuidesBuying guideGear reviewProtective/Safety gear

Helmets are the most basic bits of kit a skateboarder needs to have. My article below describes 9 of the best helmets you can get and what makes them stand out. I also go ahead and introduce you to some… Continue Reading…

Advanced riders guidesBeginners GuidesGear reviewProtective/Safety gear

Downhill specific products can be one of two things: They can either turn out to be really great products that enhance your ability to skate, or they can turn out to be over-expensive gimmicks that add no real value to… Continue Reading…

Brand reviewDeck reviewGear review

Looking to get yourself a board but don’t know where to start? Enkeeo is an outdoor lifestyle brand that has one or two budget longboards. They aren’t the craziest or flashiest board on the market, but they may be just… Continue Reading…

Advanced riders guidesBeginners GuidesGear reviewWheel review

It’s hard to tell what’s good from bad in a market that is overly saturated with wheels. It seems like there is a wheel for everything, and it’s difficult to tell apart a gimmick from something that actually works well,… Continue Reading…

Advanced riders guidesBeginners GuidesGear review

Bearings are the sort of item that don’t make that much of an impact on how your setup rides. However, a good set can make the difference. A good set will make life around skating that much easier and make… Continue Reading…

Advanced riders guidesBeginners GuidesBuying guideDeck reviewGear review

For years, the Loaded Tesseract has been one of the best all-around longboard decks in the game, and it’s easy to see why. It’s been under the feet of the best riders, and has been on a plethora of race,… Continue Reading…

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