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| Shauna Intwert

Are you ready to get started with skateboarding but are confused about skateboard sizes? Don’t worry! We’ve got you covered! Boardom is here to walk you through the best skateboard size to suit your individual needs and riding styles. Body Height and Weight Before you start worrying about skateboard dimensions, it’s important to take your height and weight into consideration when choosing a new board. Taller adults, for instance, should opt for longer boards while younger and shorter rides can choose “minis” that are shorter in length. Most street skateboard decks are similar in length but you need to pay...

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| Shauna Intwert

Did you know that skateboarding started in California in the 1960s? Yeah, it’s that old! Since then, skateboarding has grown in popularity leading to professional skaters, video games, competitive sports, and more. So we totally get why you want to get started! But before you run out to buy the first skateboard you see, here is everything you need to know to get started, from choosing or building the perfect skateboard to maintenance tips and accessories: Skateboard Sizes When you’re starting out as a new boarder, it’s important to choose the right skateboard size! This is why buying your first...

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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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| Shauna Intwert

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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| Shauna Intwert

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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