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Skateboarding For Beginners

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Perhaps because of the adrenaline or due to its similarities, skateboarding can be considered the ground counterpart of surfing. However, since you will be managing a wheeled board on solid ground, the basic equipment needed in skateboarding is different from the one used in surfing. While most of the gear is generally needed for protection, it is necessary to underline some of the elements you need to know before you purchase the skateboard. To put it simply, besides the sufficiently wide and long deck/board and appropriate skate shoes, the important characteristics of the board include proper wheel size, hardness of the board, truck height and the slopes. Learning how to skateboard may look intimidating at ...

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