Skateboard History Timeline – 5 Surprising Facts

Skateboard History Timeline – 5 Surprising Facts

Skateboarding is a recreational sport that has steadily gained popularity since the 1970s. However, it originated as early as the 1920s. There is much to learn about skateboard history. That’s why we’ve compiled all of the most important pieces and put them in what we call the skateboard history timeline. Skateboarding is considered an extreme…

15 Best Skateboarders Of All Time – Most Famous Skaters

15 Best Skateboarders Of All Time – Most Famous Skaters

There have been so many legendary skaters to grace this planet throughout the years. Here are the top 15 best skateboarders of all time. These guys have style, swagger, skill, and an unwavering dedication to the sport. Some of these skaters might not have the greatest technique, but they gave so much of themselves to…

Skatopia – The Anarchist’s Skatepark

Skatopia – The Anarchist’s Skatepark

Skatopia is a skatepark and festival area in Meigs County, Ohio. It is owned and operated by an ex-pro skateboarder, Brewce Martin, and his “Citizens Instigating Anarchy,” otherwise known as CIA. But obviously not that CIA. You might remember Skatopia as one of the areas in Tony Hawk’s Underground 2, or from the episode of…

Marseille Skatepark (Skatepark Du Prado) Marseille, France

Marseille Skatepark (Skatepark Du Prado) Marseille, France

Skatepark Du Prado, more commonly referred to as Marseille Skatepark or Bowl of Marseille, can be found on the beach of Plage De Prado in Marseille, France. This world-renowned skatepark was once proclaimed to be the best skatepark in the world. It has been featured in many films, competitions, and in Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater…

Pleasanton Skatepark – Skateboarding In California

Pleasanton Skatepark – Skateboarding In California

Pleasanton skatepark is a great skatepark suitable for beginners, children, and those looking for more practice. That being said, this park is still one that every skater needs to cross off of their bucket list. The obstacles in Ken Mercer Sports Park are all approximately 2 to 2.5 ft tall. The skatepark has very little…

Soft VS Hard Skateboard Wheels (And Best Ones To Get)

Soft VS Hard Skateboard Wheels (And Best Ones To Get)

What is the difference between soft and hard wheels for skateboarding? The main difference between soft vs hard skateboard wheels is that soft wheels are better for cruising and maintaining a higher speed. While hard wheels are better balanced while remaining stationary, and best for learning how to ollie and other beginner tricks. One thing…

Sunken Gardens Skatepark (Livermore Skatepark)

Sunken Gardens Skatepark (Livermore Skatepark)

Sunken Gardens Skatepark, better known as Livermore skatepark can seem small to experienced skateboarders and bikers. But when the park is empty, it is plenty of fun. Some of the skatepark’s main features include a small half capsule that flows into deep, tight bowls, good coping, ledges, flat bars, and a pyramid. There are also…