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Guide to Skateboarding

Skateboard Buying Guide

 

Skateboard Buying Guide

Just getting into skateboarding or buying a gift for somebody? Take a look through our skateboard buying guide to understand how to get the right board, including the correct size and other aspects of the board that address skating style and needs.

Skateboard Buying Guide

Parts of a Skateboard

Types of Skateboards

Skateboard Sizing Chart

Buying a Complete Skateboard

 


Choosing Skateboard Gear

 

Skateboard Buying Guide

Building your own board or replacing parts? Browse through our guides to choosing skate decks, parts, wheels and more so you can confidently buy the right skate gear for your style and needs.

Choosing a Skateboard Deck

Choosing Skateboard Wheels

Choosing Skateboard Trucks

Choosing Skateboard Bearings

Choosing a Helmet & Pads

Choosing Skate Shoes

Choosing Skateboarding Insoles

 


How-To Articles

 

Need to perform some routine maintenence, or bought new parts and want to make sure you put everything together right? Check out our detailed how-to guides so you can master building and maintaining your skateboard.

How to Grip a Skate Deck

How to Build a Skateboard

How to Chose Correct Hardware

How to Clean Bearings

How to Change Wheels

How to Maintain Your Trucks

How to Install Deck Accessories

 


Learn to Skate

 

Whether you just bought your first skateboard and need a place to start or you're looking to learn some extra tips to progress your skating skills, check out our learn to skate articles. We've got articles and videos that outline the basics all skaters need to know, and a few that will help you take your skating to the next level.

Learn to Skateboard

Learn the Different Stances

Learn to Use a Skate Park

 


Best Skateboard Gear

 

Choosing the right gear can be a daunting task. There's so many brands, shapes, styles and features to choose from. Make sure you take a look at our best of lists so you can be sure you're getting the right skateboard gear for your style.

Best Skateboards For Your Style

Best Beginner Skateboards

Best Skateboard Brands

Best Skate Shoes

Best Vans Shoes