Are you stuck on stocking stuffer ideas for the skateboarder in your life? Maybe your particular skate rat just started skating. Or perhaps this ragtag rider just came into your life and you have no idea what’s useful, what’s cool and what’s totally lame. If you’re in need of gifts that are sure to delight any skater, we’ve got some big little winners in this post. Here’s SW’s top 10 list for that dirtbag, stunt-hungry, skate rat you’re shopping for.
Has your roll slowed and you don’t know why? Got a squeaky mess down below and don’t know what to do? Well say goodbye to hard pushes with no rewards and forget that irritating noise that gets you vibed out at the park — you’re going to learn How To Clean Skateboard Bearings. Pick up a Bones Bearing Cleaning Unit and let’s get started!
The Heelflip is another great basic trick that every skater should have in his or her bag. The concept of this trick is similar to a kickflip, only you flick with your heel to get the flip. Check out our step-by-step tips here at the Go Skate Blog and subscribe to our YouTube channel for new videos!
The feeble grind is a great basic rail-trick that will help you progress on your skateboarding adventure. Get comfortable with backside boardslides then give this one a shot. Read more and get our step by step breakdown of how to feeble grind. Find lots more How To’s here at the Go Skate Blog!
The frontside boardslide, or front board, is a great basic rail trick. And learning how to frontside boardslide is easier said then done. Check out our step-by-step guide here and get out and try a few yourselves! Find more How To’s here at the Go Skate Blog!
If you have ever shopped for new wheels you have undoubtedly seen a variety of numbers describing the hardness and size of the wheel. If you wondered what those numbers mean in regard to how the wheels will skate – SW is here to help out. Read on as we break down the difference between hard vs soft skateboard wheels. Find more Tips here at the Go Skate Blog.