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| Shauna Intwert

For over 40 years, Santa Cruz Skateboards has been an industry-leading brand that continues to resonate with professional riders as well as younger generations. To understand the quality of this brand, it’s important to know its story. Here is a bit of history when it comes to the Santa Cruz Skateboards as well as the features that make it stand out in the world of skateboarding: The Story of the Santa Cruz Skateboard Back in 1973, surfer friends Doug Haut, Jay Shuirman, and Richard Novak started up NHS Inc. in Santa Cruz, California (which is an acronym of their last...

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| Adster Creative

Move over toy scooters: Pro scooters are taking the world by storm! Also known as Trick Scooters, Stunt Scooters, and Freestyle Scooters, pro scooters are stronger and more durable than their leisurely counterparts and are built for bigger tricks and more airtime. But before you run out to buy a new pro scooter, it’s important to understand what to look for to ensure you are getting a quality product. This is especially true if you plan on enduring jumps and hard landings with your new scooter! What Should I Look For In a Pro Scooter? Before we talk about the...

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| Adster Creative

Are you looking to get started with longboarding and don’t know where to start? Don’t worry, we have you covered! Every longboarder out there was a beginner once, even if they were a seasoned skateboarder. Longboards are designed differently than other skateboards with a focus on providing a smooth ride. So there is definitely a learning curve involved when it comes to longboarding. Keep reading to learn how you can get started with longboarding plus some tips to keep you safe and in one piece: 1. Choose a Longboard Before you can start longboarding, you obviously need a longboard! But...

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| Shauna Intwert

When you’re new to the snowboarding scene, it can be a little overwhelming when it comes to choosing the right size snowboard. There’s no clear-cut formula to determine what size snowboard is best for you - but don’t worry! Our snowboard sizing guide is going to help you use your ability and riding style to figure out what size to go for. Ready to get started? Types of Snowboards Before you worry about what size snowboard to buy, it’s important to consider the different types of snowboards available. You can ride any type of snowboard on any terrain but many...

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| Shauna Intwert

Winter is fast approaching and, if you’re anything like us, you’re anxious to grab your board and hit the slopes! Before you run off on an awesome snowy adventure, it’s important to make sure your snowboard and gear are in working condition. No matter where you park your board for the warmer months, repairing and inspecting your gear can make the difference between a fun-filled day and a total disaster. Before you make a run to the hills, here is your guide to pre-season maintenance for your snowboard: 1. Check Your Board’s Edges and Base If your board has been...

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