ABEC Ratings – Best Skateboard Bearings (Explained)

ABEC Ratings – Best Skateboard Bearings (Explained)

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Skateboard bearings usually have an ABEC rating that helps to rate the level of precision and durability. However, not all skateboard bearings are ABEC rated. Some are “skate tested,” meaning they are good enough for your skateboard, but we don’t have a number to gauge the quality. ABEC is an acronym for Annular Bearing Engineers’…

Skateboarding In The Olympics 2021 (What To Know)

Skateboarding In The Olympics 2021 (What To Know)

Skateboarding is one of five debut sports to be showcased at the 2021 Tokyo Games, along with karate, surfing, baseball, and sport climbing. Skateboarding has often been debated whether it is actually a sport or not. Being added to the Olympics, we can finally put that case to rest. Skateboarding is a sport. Furthermore, it…

Amazing Health Benefits of Skateboarding

Amazing Health Benefits of Skateboarding

Skateboarding is a rigorous cardio workout that helps develop key muscles. Some of the muscles that you build while skateboarding include your hamstrings, glutes, quads, lower back, and abs. Not only is skateboarding an excellent cardio workout, but it can also improve your balance and coordination. However, there are many other health benefits of skateboarding….

Best Wood For Skateboards – What Makes A Good Deck?

Best Wood For Skateboards – What Makes A Good Deck?

Maple wood is the most commonly used wood for skateboards. It’s flexible and durable which allows for it to be shaped easily without sacrificing strength and quality. Maple is still the most common wood used for manufacturing skateboard decks, with bamboo longboards trailing behind. Even when we look at maple decks, they can vary with…