Waxing a ledge is pretty basic, but in case you haven’t done it before, we’re here to help. Waxing reduces the friction between your board and the ledge, helping you do your trick on sticky obstacles. Check out our step-by-step instructions on how to wax a ledge then peep the video where Adam breaks it down. Once you’re finished with all that, pick up some wax and find your first victim!
For skateboarders cracks in the sidewalk can be deadly, and they can also ruin the perfect run-up or roll-away. A quick and easy fix is filling that crack with bondo to keep you rolling smooth. Read more for step-by-step instructions on how to bondo a skate spot, then check the video where Nate breaks it down. When you’re done with that head over to a crack that needs filling and tear it up, B!
We’ve all had that moment before. Right after a good slam the thought runs through your head, “I’m done with this shit!” This thought is quickly replaced by, “I’m gettin’ it, right here!” Well, you shoulda stuck with your first instinct. How old are you? 14? 19? 24? You’re too old for skating! Time to put the toys away and join society like a normal person. If you’re having a hard time committing to staying off the board, here’s our top five reasons to quit skateboarding.
If you’re new to skateboarding or if you’ve ever been confused on how to choose a skateboard, this post is for you! In here you’ll find a comprehensive skateboard buying guide from your friends at Skate Warehouse. We’ll show you how to determine what gear will be best for you depending on your size and how/what you like to skate. Read more to get started, then head to Skate Warehouse for a new complete!
If you have ever found yourself asking, “What should I skate, high or low trucks?” Skate Warehouse is here to help. With so many different options to choose from, sometimes it can be hard to make a decision that you know you will be happy with. All in all it comes down to how you and what you like to skate, and how you like your board to feel. That’s why we’re here, to help you make a more informed choice on your next set of trucks!
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!