Advanced riders guidesBeginners GuidesSkills to bomb hills

This is a basic downhill skateboarding progression map for learning to DH skate with the skill and gear checkpoints. It’s just a list to refer to as you progress giving you semi-accurate reference points. You don’t have to follow it… Continue Reading…

Chatting shitSkills to bomb hillsStories

You’ve recently got into downhill skateboarding, right? This article is on the must-watch downhill skateboarding films, movies, and videos to get you brushed up on the culture, or just to allow you to see some amazing DH skating. Check it… Continue Reading…

Beginners GuidesChatting shitSkills to bomb hills

Today’s article is a guide to help you get good at downhill skateboarding quickly. Whether you’re a beginner or a pro, you will find I have some useful tips for you. Check it out below. Quick fixes to get ya… Continue Reading…

Advanced riders guidesBeginners GuidesSecret tipsSkills to bomb hills

The one thing outside skateboarding that has made a significant impact on my skills and ability to skate has been exercise (and stretching). It’s been a long time coming, but here is a guide to skate workouts, exercising and stretching… Continue Reading…

Advanced riders guidesBeginners GuidesInformation for non-skatersSecret tipsSkills to bomb hills

The time has come! I’ll finally be talking about how to longboard slide and what steps you can take to learn to do it. I’ll go over the different types of slides, what works, what doesn’t, the equipment you’ll need… Continue Reading…

Beginners GuidesBuying guideGear KnowledgeInformation for non-skatersSkills to bomb hills

So you’re looking to pick up downhill skating and are wondering how to setup your board? Look no further. This article should help you get bearings of what type of equipment you’ll be needing. I’ll also talking about what generally… Continue Reading…

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…

Beginners GuidesBuying guideGear KnowledgeSkills to bomb hillsWheel review

Sliding is one of the best ways to slow down on your longboard at speeds above 30mph. That said, learning to slide isn’t easy, so it’s key you get a set of wheels that makes the learning experience forgiving. With… Continue Reading…

Beginners GuidesGear KnowledgeInformation for non-skatersSecret tipsSkills to bomb hills

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…

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