DIY: How To Choose A Longboard

Published by Heather Peterson, The WordSmith | Grace Seelye, Photo on 4th Dec 2015

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 beginners. It is also a great way to learn the foundation of skating.

Carving - Great cross training for snowboarding and surfing.

Dancing / Freestyle - For creative personalities involving balance and precision.

Freeriding - Also referred to as sliding or drifting. This style involves high speeds and quick reflexes.

Downhill - High speed riding involving sliding and competitive racing.

Want to know more? Check out our glossary