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    • Top 10 Skateboarders of the Decade Created: Tuesday, December 08, 2009 Updated: Friday, April 18, 2014
      Top Skateboarders of the Decade - As the first decade of the 2000s concludes, lets take a look at the best skateboarders the last 10 years had to offer. These are skaters who pushed the limits, im...
    • Top Skate Shoes Created: Friday, June 15, 2007 Updated: Thursday, April 17, 2014
      Top 10 picks for skate shoes! Read about the best shoes for skateboarding on the market, and check out some hot reviews as well. This list of the top 10 skateboarding shoes should help you with yo...
    • The Beginner's Guide to Skateboarding Created: Wednesday, April 27, 2005 Updated: Thursday, April 17, 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...
    • What Makes a Pro Skateboarder a Pro? Created: Friday, December 01, 2006 Updated: Thursday, April 17, 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 -
    • Lightest Skateboard Decks Light Created: Thursday, April 28, 2011 Updated: Wednesday, April 16, 2014
      What are the lightest skateboard decks available? With so many skateboards on the market, finding the lightest skateboard decks can be tough. Having the lightest skateboard deck will increase your ...
    • How To Remove Skateboard Bearings Created: Monday, January 09, 2006 Updated: Wednesday, April 16, 2014
      How To Remove Skateboard Bearings - taking out skateboarding bearings is easier than it may seem - follow these simple step by step instructions for removing skateboard bearings, and see for yourse...
    • What Are The Basic Skateboarding Tricks? Created: Friday, April 28, 2006 Updated: Wednesday, April 16, 2014
      What is easy/hard in skateboarding varies wildly from person to person, but there are a few tricks that are universally thought of as the "basic" tricks.
    • How to Build a Skateboard Quarter Pipe Ramp Created: Friday, November 30, 2012 Updated: Wednesday, April 16, 2014
      A quarter pipe ramp is a must-have ramp for skateboarding. You can also easily use this quarter pipe ramp for bikes, or anything else that you might want a ramp for! The 3' quarter pipe is a medium...
    • Top Skateboarder Gifts Ideas Created: Friday, June 15, 2007 Updated: Wednesday, April 16, 2014
      Skateboarder Gift Ideas - top 10 skateboarding gifts - find cool stuff for skaters, unique skate-themed stuff, or pick out something for yourself! It's never a bad time to give a gift (isn't that s...
    • A Brief History of Skateboarding Created: Tuesday, August 05, 2003 Updated: Thursday, April 10, 2014
      Skateboardings history is full of key figures and moments where the sport has been defined and redefined. From the invention of the skateboard, to the Zephyr team, to Alan "Ollie" Gelfand, to Tony ...
    • Top Skateboarding Bands, Music and Songs to Skate To Created: Friday, June 15, 2007 Updated: Wednesday, April 09, 2014
      Top 10 Skateboarding Bands, Music and Songs to Skate To - Music has everything to do with skateboarding - some songs get your revved up for skateboarding, music helps you pull off harder skateboard...
    • Before You Buy Skateboard Trucks Created: Friday, January 21, 2005 Updated: Wednesday, April 09, 2014
      Look at this list and compare skateboard truck brands, styles and companies to see what type of skateboarding trucks are best for you.
    • How To Apply Grip Tape to a Skateboard Deck Created: Tuesday, May 17, 2005 Updated: Wednesday, April 09, 2014
      Grip taping a skateboard at home is easy, and you can try your own patterns and designs. Learn how with these easy instructions.
    • Skateboarding Trick Tip Videos Created: Monday, April 04, 2011 Updated: Wednesday, April 09, 2014
      Skateboarding trick tip videos are one of the best ways to learn how to skate. We've put together an entire library of skateboarding tip videos here.
    • Longboarding - How to Longboard Skateboarding Instructions Created: Wednesday, October 04, 2006 Updated: Friday, April 04, 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...
    • Top 10 Skateboard iPhone Apps Created: Tuesday, December 29, 2009 Updated: Friday, April 04, 2014
      Top 10 Skateboard iPhone Apps - This list covers the top 10 apps for iPhone and iPod Touch that deal with skateboarding. These are some cool apps, from games to learning to skate to just goofing a...
    • Build Your Own Pro Grade Skateboard Created: Monday, July 25, 2005 Updated: Friday, April 04, 2014
      Building Your Own Pro Grade Skateboard can be tough. Here's some basic guides to follow, about choosing your skateboard deck, your skateboard trucks, skateboard wheels, skateboard bearings, skatebo...
    • Buying the Right Skateboard for You Created: Wednesday, June 18, 2008 Updated: Friday, April 04, 2014
      Buying the right skateboard for you can be a tough choice. While buying the right skateboard is not the hardest decision you'll ever have to make, it can sure feel like it to a new skateboarder! ...
    • How to Ollie on a Skateboard Created: Tuesday, July 05, 2005 Updated: Friday, April 04, 2014
      The Ollie is the first trick that most skateboarders learn. Learning to ollie makes sense – the ollie is the foundation of almost all flatland and park skateboarding tricks. Once you learn ho...
    • Best Skateboard Wheels Created: Monday, August 18, 2008 Updated: Friday, April 04, 2014
      Not all skateboard wheels are equal. Whether you are building a new skateboard, or replacing the wheels on the skateboard you already have, make sure you buy the best skateboard wheels for you. I...
    • Top 5 Online Skateboard Stores and Shops Created: Wednesday, November 30, 2011 Updated: Friday, April 04, 2014
      Top 5 Online Skateboard Stores and Shops - If you're shopping for skateboards online, make sure that you buy from the top online skateboard shops and stores. I always encourage my readers to shop ...
    • New Skateboarders Guide Created: Tuesday, September 04, 2007 Updated: Friday, April 04, 2014
      New Skateboarders Help Guide - everything new skateboarders need to know, with common beginner questions and answers, skateboarding trick advice, skateboarder words and slang and more, all in this ...
    • Top Alternative Skateboards Created: Friday, June 15, 2007 Updated: Thursday, April 03, 2014
      The top ten new and original alternative skateboard-style boards out there. Plenty of these are so different that they are skateboards in name only, and most have reviews to read more. Skateboard...
    • Top 10 Skateboard Truck Brands Created: Tuesday, November 20, 2007 Updated: Thursday, April 03, 2014
      Top 10 Skateboard Truck Brands - Here's a list of the best skateboard truck brands. Trucks can be expensive, and picking out the right set of skate trucks can seem tough. But, if you get a pair o...
    • Kids Skateboards Buyers Guide Created: Wednesday, December 12, 2007 Updated: Thursday, April 03, 2014
      Beginners Skateboards Buyers Guide for Kids and Children - buying a new skateboard for your child for Christmas or a birthday? It can be tough to know exactly what to buy - the terms can be confus...
    • Top Ten Longboards EVER Created: Thursday, December 18, 2008 Updated: Thursday, April 03, 2014
      Top Ten Longboards EVER - Any established skater can tell you that just about any board can be ride-able. Here we are focusing on the amazing, the innovative, the outlandish and the absolutely ins...
    • Skateboarding Movies - Top 10 Movies With Skateboarding Created: Monday, June 11, 2012 Updated: Thursday, April 03, 2014
      Skateboarding movies are a little bit rare - there just aren't as many out there as I think there should be. Skateboarding has such a huge amount of potential - most skaters live pretty dynamic li...
    • Skateboarder to Ride 8,000 Miles, 35 States, in 100 Days for Cancer Created: Saturday, March 29, 2014 Updated: Saturday, March 29, 2014
      Skateboarder Mark Willson will ride 8,000 Miles, through 35 States, in 100 Days to raise money for cancer research. Read more, and see his riding schedule!
    • KillerShot GoPro Helmet Mount Offers 360-Degree Views Created: Tuesday, March 11, 2014 Updated: Tuesday, March 11, 2014
      The KillerShot™ GoSwivel™ is a helmet mount for GoPro® HERO® cameras that feels like having a personal videographer following you around. The 26-inch counterbalanced arm allows the user to position a GoPro camera on one end. By having a counterbalanced design, the GoSwivel knows exactly where to be to catch the most action-packed shots. The GoSwivel can also be locked into position for a fixed perspective.
    • Top 10 Skateboard Deck Brands Created: Saturday, September 15, 2007 Updated: Friday, January 31, 2014
      Top 10 Skateboard Deck Brands - Skateboard decks come in all kinds of shapes and sizes, and picking out the right one for you can be confusing. This list is to help you pick out a brand you can tr...
    • The Problem of Mall Chain Stores Created: Wednesday, May 14, 2008 Updated: Thursday, January 16, 2014
      Skate Shops - As skateboard manufacturers continue to sell to mall chain skateboard shops like Zumiez, they can afford to undercut independent core retailers, killing the heart of the local skateboard scene. What should skateboard shops do about it? What can the small skate retailer do, and what should skateboard manufacturers do?
    • New Skateboarding App Opens Skatepark Possibilities Created: Wednesday, November 27, 2013 Updated: Wednesday, November 27, 2013
      Nike SB’s new skateboarding app will turn skateparks into real-world video games. REad more about it here in this skateboarding news report by nike skateboarding.

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