How Fast Can A Skateboard Go?
Skateboarding

How Fast Can A Skateboard Go?

The average speed of a skateboard is usually anywhere between 5 and 12 mph. Although experienced skaters usually get speeds of 8 mph and more, longboards commonly hit these speeds and much higher. With that in mind, it’s important to know that your speed on your skateboard may depend on some of the following factors:…

Can You Skateboard On The Sidewalk?
Skateboarding

Can You Skateboard On The Sidewalk?

Skateboarding is legal in public places, including the sidewalk. It is important to know that there is a common misconception that skateboards cannot be used on sidewalks or the sides of roads. However, in most municipalities, it’s simply that, a misconception. Like bikes or rollerblades, skateboards are perfectly fine to ride on the sidewalk as…

How To Hold A Skateboard Like A Pro
Skateboarding

How To Hold A Skateboard Like A Pro

The “correct” way to hold your skateboard is under your arm at the middle of the board, with your trucks and graphics facing out. There is a lot of controversy about holding your board by the trucks, called a mall grab. In the past, only posers and beginners held their board that way but things…

Can You Get A DUI On A Skateboard?
Skateboarding

Can You Get A DUI On A Skateboard?

You will not be given a DUI for riding a skateboard while under the influence. That being said, there is a clause within the Vehicle Code that allows for police officers to charge you with a misdemeanor for operating a skateboard while under the influence of drugs or alcohol. What does that mean? You will…