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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…

Beginners GuidesInformation for non-skatersProtective/Safety gearSecret tipsSkills to bomb hills

When people watch downhill skate videos, they see skaters going down roads at 100kph (60mph), taking turns at high speeds, and doing risky-looking maneuvers – all this with fast-moving traffic coming up in the other lane! Personally, I wouldn’t blame them… Continue Reading…

Beginners GuidesSecret tipsSkills to bomb hills

Recently I’ve been coming across a bunch of posts from people on the internet unable to properly balance on their skateboard, so today I’ll be talking about how to do so among other skateboarding basics. I’ll be going over foot… Continue Reading…

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how to tuck on a longboard

So you’ve picked up your first longboard and you’re looking to get to grips with the basics of downhill skating? Fortunately, over the next couple of weeks I’ll be focusing on topics that will help you develop the skills to… Continue Reading…

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Longboarder tucking

Once the speed bug gets you, it never really let’s go. Every moment spent on your skateboard thereon is ‘plagued’ with thoughts of how fast you can go on your board and figuring out how to do it. Trust me,… 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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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…

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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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Boxing day has come and gone without me receiving the gifts that I really wanted – or that would have been really useful. Though it is understandable because getting gifts for people can be a headache. Unless you’re some sort… Continue Reading…

Beginners GuidesBuying guideGear KnowledgeGear reviewSecret tips

I know money has been tight, but that the burning desire to skate simply won’t go. It’s like that itch you need to scratch. A simple solution would be to buy one of those cheap cruisers you see online, but I know… Continue Reading…

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