Skatopia – The Anarchist’s Skatepark
Skateboarding

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…

Best Skateboarding Shoes In 2021
Gear

Best Skateboarding Shoes In 2021

What makes a skateboard shoe different from a regular sneaker? Skate shoes are designed to protect skaters from common skateboarding issues. They are usually made with an interior reinforced toe cap that protects the wearer’s toes when performing toe-dragging tricks, such as an ollie or kickflip. Skate shoes also usually contain extra padding in areas…

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

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…