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The Longboard Blog

  • 19th Jan 2016

    Shape: Symmetrical, Directional, Asymmetrical

    Longboards are commonly seen with symmetrical, directional, or asymmetrical shapes. These are seen through every style of skating, including cruising, carving, freeriding, dancing, and downhill.Sy…

    Published by Heather Peterson, The WordSmith | Grace Seelye, Photo

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  • 15th Jan 2016

    Exercise Benefits Of Skating

    It's time for you new years resolution, here's why learning to longboard should be on you list. Cardio:Even for the most fit skater, pushing is a work out. 30min of skating is better than 30min i…

    Published by Heather Peterson, The WordSmith | Grace Seelye, Photo | Aaron Keller, Rider

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  • 30th Dec 2015

    Pre-skate Routine

    Before each skate session, you should always check your gear. This lowers the risk of having loose or worn equipment breaking while you ride.First, check your mounting hardware to make sure it is…

    Published by Heather Peterson, The WordSmith | Grace Seelye, Photo

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  • 28th Dec 2015

    DIY: How To Longboard

    First off, welcome to to the world of skating! Wether you're look looking to cruise across campus or become the next world champion, the skate culture has a place for everyone. It may not be easy in t…

    Published by Heather Peterson, The WordSmith | Grace Seelye, Photo

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  • 15th Dec 2015

    Preparing For The 12 Days Of Christmas: Part Two

    6 Combo Packs Protecting5 Bones Bearing Premium Tune Up Kit4 Wheels a Rollin' 3 Feet of Grip Tape2 Trucks a Trucking1 Deck Under The TreeIf you need help picking out the right gift, give us as ca…

    Published by Heather Peterson, The WordSmith | Grace Seelye, Photo

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  • 9th Dec 2015

    Preparing For The 12 Days of Christmas: Part One

    12 Socks A-Warming 11 Abec 11 Wheels A-Spinning 10 Stickers Sticking 9 Hardware A-Tightening 8 Bronson Bearings Rolling7 Sets Of Bushings Catch Part Two in our Blog this Frida…

    Published by Heather Peterson, The WordSmith | Grace Seelye, Photo

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  • 4th Dec 2015

    DIY: How To Choose A Longboard

    Choosing the right longboard revolves around the style of skating you want to do. Click on the style you like to see our recommended boards. Cruising - Very popular among commuters, students, and…

    Published by Heather Peterson, The WordSmith | Grace Seelye, Photo

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  • 30th Nov 2015

    Stocking Stuffers 2015: Holiday Gift Guide

    To make holiday shopping easier for you this season, we've made a list of simple stocking stuffers for the skater in your life. Bearings:We love the feeling of fresh bearings. They're fast, smoot…

    Published by Heather Peterson, The WordSmith | Grace Seelye, Photo

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  • 27th Nov 2015

    Holiday Gift Guide 2015

    Ditch the stress, we've made a holiday gift guide to make your holiday shopping a breeze. You'll get the perfect gift for the skater in your family. The Beginner:Welcome to skating! The DB Anthe…

    Published by Heather Peterson, The WordSmith | Grace Seelye, Photo

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  • 23rd Nov 2015

    DIY: How To Properly Fit Your Helmet

    The Triple 8 Brainsaver Royal Blue Helmet The helmet is arguably the most important piece of gear you can wear. To make sure it fully protects your noggin, follow these easy fitting tips. Yo…

    Published by Heather Peterson, The WordSmith | Grace Seelye, Photo

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  • 20th Nov 2015

    Keep It Clean: How To Wash Your Protective Gear

    When you skate, you sweat blood and tears into your protective gear. When was the last time you washed them?....ew.After a long skate session, protective gear is damp with sweat and, occasionally…

    Published by Heather Peterson, The WordSmith | Grace Seelye, Photo

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  • 16th Nov 2015

    DIY: How To Pick Wheel Size

    Hawgs Micro Monster 63mm 80a White WheelsStart off with your truck size. If you don't know what size you need, read our article here.The general rule for wheels is as follows: - 150mm or 9" Truck…

    Published by Heather Peterson, The WordSmith | Grace Seelye, Photo

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