Questions about the sport of skateboarding.

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Longboard wheel help

I just ordered my first longboard and was just wondering if I can put these wheels on these trucks and if you know how to do it that would be very helpful too, thanks! ...
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From Skateboarding to Snowboarding?

I've been Skateboarding for at least 5 years on and off now and I've started to gain an interest in snowboarding too. I was wondering, I'm aware of all the differences between skating and snowboarding ...
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Best steps for learning to ride fakie

I've been snowboarding for about 4 or 5 years, long-boarding for about the same. I'm pretty decent at riding normal (goofie for me), but it looks like it would be super fun to be able to switch my ...
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How can I improve my vert and park skateboarding skills?

I consider myself very much a Street and Old School skateboarder but I would like to learn how to better myself in parks and on vertical ramps. As I'm starting to take part in tournaments, what ...
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Tre Flip (360 flip) on a skateboard

I am currently trying to perform a 360 flip on a skateboard and I can get as close as varial Kickflip (180 degrees as appose to 360 degrees shuv with flip) I would like to know how I ensure that the ...
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How to Perform a Hardflip on a skateboard?

This trick is slowly becoming my nemesis... taking over the elusive Tre Flip, I think I have the foot placement correct with my back foot in the centre of the tail ready to swipe out ahead of me and ...
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Skateboard slips from underneath me when doing smoother push offs

I am learning to skateboard and one of the problems I am having is that whenever I try to push off using long, smooth strokes, my board slips from underneath me and causes me to do the splits ( a ...
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How can I prevent my longboard from sliding under me, into the road/pavement

I am new to longboarding/skateboarding. I have picked up the basics and am able to ride confidently. However, sometime I tend to lose balance and the board slides from under my foot and goes ahead of ...
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Does using a balance board help with skateboarding balance? If not what can help?

I'm having a midlife crisis and want to start skateboarding! :) I actually have to work so I can't take the skateboard out that often. I was thinking that there may be something that I can do in the ...
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How to ollie on a skateboard?

Can anyone explain (in words, images, video) how to perform an ollie on a skateboard?