skateboarding | Sports Zone Media

Jul 09, 12

Skateboarding has changed over the years and while I’m still in my 20s, I’ve seen a great deal of changes in my lifetime alone. One of those changes is the extreme popularity of skateboarding as a serious, competitive sport and activity now. We are seeing more pros than ever before and more people wanting to go pro. There is…

read more Jul 07, 12

When you want to get the best pop on your skateboard, choosing the board wisely will help. If you’re in the market for a new board anyway, then now is a great time to research the board with the most pop for your needs. The term “pop” in skateboarding refers to the process of kicking the board up with your trailing foot at the…

read more Jul 05, 12

If you have kids who skate, there are a few basic things you can teach them to help them avoid injury on a skateboard. While falls will happen and proper protective gear will reduce the injury and severity, there are some things you can teach your child to help him avoid injury and gain confidence on the board. Whatever the age of…

read more Jul 04, 12

When it comes to buying a skateboard, you’re not alone if you have questions. If you’re a parent looking to buy a board for your child, you may feel even more lost in the world of skateboarding. Maybe your child has told you that he doesn’t want a Wal-mart skateboard but you noticed the prices there are much cheaper than…

read more Jun 28, 12

Many skaters enjoy longboarding, which means they prefer to use a skateboard that is longer and wider than the average board. Most skaters consider any board measuring 42 inches long or longer to be a longboard. These are more stable than regular boards so they are used mainly by skaters who prefer speed and racing down hills…

read more Jun 27, 12

If you are new to skateboarding, one of the first things you will need to learn is how to balance on your skateboard. What might sound like an easy feat is often much more difficult once you try it for yourself. You won’t be able to learn to ride or do tricks until you first learn to balance. Learn your stance- If you try to just…

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