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Updated Articles and Resources

By Steve Cave

    Updated Articles and Resources
    • New Skate Gear Videos Created: Wednesday, July 30, 2014 Updated: Wednesday, July 30, 2014
      Reading about skateboarding gear can be helpful, but sometimes you just need to see what I'm talking about. Here at About.com, we have a steady stream of videos being produced to help you, the ska...
    • Rob Dyrdek Pro Skater Profile Created: Thursday, July 24, 2014 Updated: Thursday, July 24, 2014
      Rob Dyrdek is easily one of the most famous skateboarders in the world today. For his success in competition skateboarding, to his overwhelming success as a businessman and celebrity, Dyrdek has managed to remain a fun, easy going guy. Read more about Rob Dyrdek!
    • Chad Muska Pro Skater Profile Created: Wednesday, July 23, 2014 Updated: Wednesday, July 23, 2014
      Chad Muska is a professional skateboarder, honored by Transworld Skateboarding as one of the 30 most influential skateboarders of all time. Muska was born May 20, 1977, and moved early on to Arizona, USA. While growing up, Muska got good at skateboarding, and spent time with... read more!
    • Stavros Niarchos III Pro Skater Profile Created: Wednesday, July 23, 2014 Updated: Wednesday, July 23, 2014
      Stavros Niarchos III is a skater, though not sponsored or pro by any means (he doesn't need to be), he is recognized and listed as a pro skater on many websites. Personally, I feel like this is ridiculous. But, he comes up enough that I do need to explain why, and add him for that reason, if no other.
    • How to Get Back Into Skateboarding Created: Monday, May 02, 2011 Updated: Thursday, July 03, 2014
      How to get back into skateboarding is a question that comes up a lot. A reader wrote to me and explained that every couple of years he tries, but he just doesn't know how to get back into skateboa...
    • The Beginner's Guide to Skateboarding Created: Wednesday, April 27, 2005 Updated: Thursday, July 03, 2014
      Beginner skateboard gear - Here are some simple steps for first starting out skateboarding. Beginner skateboarding gear, how to stand on a skateboard, how to push around, and how to avoid or deal w...
    • This History of X Games Created: Thursday, February 05, 2004 Updated: Thursday, July 03, 2014
      A history of the X-Games, from it's beginnings in 1993 in LA to 2003's games - how the X Games evolved, the changes in action sports, from skateboarding to BMX to surfing to motocross to snowboardi...
    • As a Skater, How Should I Dress? Created: Monday, September 07, 2009 Updated: Thursday, July 03, 2014
      How should skateboarders dress? If you skate, then however you dress is how a skater dresses!
    • Ryan Sheckler Bio Created: Thursday, September 22, 2005 Updated: Thursday, July 03, 2014
      Ryan Sheckler pro skateboarder profile - this bio of Ryan Sheckler covers information on his biographical information, skateboarding history, career highlights, stats, skater style, plus a link to ...
    • How to 360 Pop Shove It Created: Monday, March 22, 2010 Updated: Thursday, July 03, 2014
      How to 360 Pop Shove It - Step By Step Skateboarding 360 Pop Shove It Instructions. The 360 Pop Shove It looks a lot like a regular Pop Shove It, only the board spins around a full 360 degrees inst...
    • Guide to Buying Skateboards Created: Wednesday, December 16, 2009 Updated: Wednesday, July 02, 2014
      Guide to Buying Skateboards - Shopping for a skateboard for someone else can be tough. Skaters often have very specific tastes, and it can be tough to know what brands are cool, and what makes a q...
    • Paul Rodriguez Profile Created: Monday, March 20, 2006 Updated: Wednesday, July 02, 2014
      Paul Rodriguez's biographical information, skateboarding history, tricks invented, career highlights, stats, skater style, and more. Read all about Paul Rodriguez.
    • How do I ollie while rolling or moving? Created: Wednesday, February 20, 2008 Updated: Tuesday, July 01, 2014
      Moving / Rolling Ollie Help - Skateboarding FAQ. I've gotten a lot of e-mails on this one (two just today!) - "How do I ollie while moving?" In the How to Ollie article, it goes through the steps...
    • What should I do when I'm STILL afraid? Created: Friday, March 30, 2012 Updated: Tuesday, July 01, 2014
      I just got an email from a reader who is having a hard time with chickenfoot. He explained that he read Chickenfoot Help, and How to Conquer Fear in Skateboarding, and is still having problems. Not...
    • Top 10 Common Questions for Parents of Skaters Created: Monday, November 17, 2008 Updated: Tuesday, July 01, 2014
      Being the parent of a skateboarder, you can come up with a lot of questions. I've collected here some of the best and most common questions for skateboarder parents, with some good info and tips t...
    • How Can I Make My Ollies Higher? Created: Monday, May 08, 2006 Updated: Monday, June 30, 2014
      How Can I Make My Ollies Higher? How can I get more height when ollying? How do I ollie better? I get asked this question a lot - read this FAQ for some helpful info and answers.
    • Is There A Difference Between Skateboarding With My Nose or Tail Forward? Created: Friday, September 29, 2006 Updated: Monday, June 30, 2014
      Frequently asked skateboarding questions. Does it make a difference between riding with the skateboard's nose or tail facing forward?
    • Mini Skateboards and Toddlers - Good Idea or Waste of Money? Created: Friday, September 25, 2009 Updated: Monday, June 30, 2014
      I don't have kids myself, but I do have a nephew, and I really wanted him to get into skateboarding! So when he was around 3 years old I hooked him up with
    • How To Replace Skateboard Trucks Instructions Created: Friday, January 20, 2006 Updated: Monday, June 30, 2014
      Removing skateboard trucks is easy and simple - just follow these step by step instructions on how to remove skateboard trucks. First, you need the right tools for removing skateboard trucks from y...
    • Longboarding - How to Longboard Skateboarding Instructions Created: Wednesday, October 04, 2006 Updated: Monday, June 30, 2014
      Longboarding - learn how to longboard skateboard with these simple step by step beginner instructions. Learning to longboard skateboard is fairly simple - get help with what longboarding gear you n...
    • How to Kickflip on a Skateboard Created: Tuesday, September 06, 2005 Updated: Monday, June 30, 2014
      Learning how to kickflip on a skateboard is a great way to step up your skateboarding, and move from beginner skateboarding into intermediate skating.
    • How Do I Kickflip Higher? Created: Monday, April 13, 2009 Updated: Monday, June 30, 2014
      How do you get your kickflips higher? Looking for some instructions and tips on how to get higher kickflips? Or, maybe your kickflips are so low you can't even complete the tricks. A lot of skat...
    • How Do I Fall Safely Skateboarding? Created: Thursday, August 28, 2008 Updated: Monday, June 30, 2014
      How to Fall Safely Skateboarding - A skater asked,
    • How To Heelflip on a Skateboard Created: Thursday, June 01, 2006 Updated: Friday, June 27, 2014
      How to Heelflip on a Skateboard - learn how to perform the heelflip skateboarding trick. Here you can find some advice, common problems, and step by step instruction on how to heelflip your skatebo...
    • No Comply Trick Tip - How to No Comply Created: Saturday, May 16, 2009 Updated: Friday, June 27, 2014
      No Comply Trick Tips, how to No Comply - The No Comply is an old school skateboarding trick, invented by Neil Blender (he was a pro skater in the 80's). No Complys are done usually on flat ground, ...
    • Is Blank Skateboard Gear Any Good? Created: Wednesday, September 26, 2007 Updated: Friday, June 27, 2014
      Blank skateboard products are mostly wheels and decks that are made without any company name attached to them. They are generic, usually just a simple one color, and cheap.
    • What Makes a Pro Skateboarder a Pro? Created: Friday, December 01, 2006 Updated: Friday, June 27, 2014
      What Makes a Pro Skateboarder a Pro? How do you become a Professional Skateboarder? What's the difference between pro skaters and ams? Pat asks -
    • What should I do to help my kid become a pro skateboarder? Created: Tuesday, October 28, 2008 Updated: Friday, June 27, 2014
      What should I do to help my kid become a pro skateboarder? This is a great question, answered here in the Skateboarding FAQ. What should you do to help further your kid's skateboarding ability? ...
    • Which Brand of Skateboard Deck Should I Buy? Created: Thursday, February 22, 2007 Updated: Friday, June 27, 2014
      I get this question a lot - which brand of skateboard deck is the best, or which brand of skateboard deck should I buy? This is different from the board building questions, like what size and shap...
    • Just Be Willing to Bleed Created: Thursday, June 26, 2014 Updated: Thursday, June 26, 2014
      A lot of new skaters work hard to be accepted. They try to fit in with the other skaters in their area, and they get frustrated when they can't break into the local skateboarding clique. Skateboarding is weird. I've been at this for a long time now, and I've seen so many different sides of skateboarding, what it takes to be a skater, and how skaters treat and interact with each other. To belong is all about one thing - blood.
    • Skateboard Injuries Created: Tuesday, February 10, 2009 Updated: Thursday, June 26, 2014
      Skateboard Injuries - Preventing and Dealing with Skateboard Injuries. Skateboard injuries are going to happen. Skateboarding is dangerous, and there's no way to stay completely safe. However, t...
    • How Old is Too Old, to Pick Up a Skateboard? Created: Thursday, April 05, 2012 Updated: Thursday, June 26, 2014

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