Skateboarding Lingo (A Guide To Understanding Skaters)

Skateboarding Lingo (A Guide To Understanding Skaters)

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Skateboarders have their own slang and lingo that they use when talking to each other and explaining tricks. Maybe you heard them say gnarly, sketchy, mongo, on lock, or landing bolts.  I don’t blame you for not knowing what they mean. There was a time when I didn’t, either. That is why I’m here to…

ABEC Ratings – Best Skateboard Bearings (Explained)

ABEC Ratings – Best Skateboard Bearings (Explained)

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…

17 Simple Skateboard Tricks That Will Make You Look Pro

17 Simple Skateboard Tricks That Will Make You Look Pro

Some of the easiest tricks that will make you look like a pro skater include the tic-tac, ollie, manual, caveman, hippie jump, and so many more. Once you’ve learned how to balance, turn, slow down, and stop on a skateboard well, it’s time to learn some tricks.  Not every trick is as difficult as it…