Is Longboarding Easier Than Skateboarding?

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Longboarding and skateboarding are very similar activities. Both involve riding and propelling a wooden board on wheels, and neither has to involve more than that. If you are standing on a skateboard and making it go, you are skateboarding. If you are standing on a longboard and making it go, you are longboarding. The basic … Read more

How To Hold And Carry A Longboard

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If you ride a longboard of substantial size, you know it can be a bear to haul around. Ideally, you could always keep your board beneath your feet, but that simply isn’t realistic. Whether you’re moving through pedestrian traffic or reach an impossible hill, there will be times you have to pick up your longboard … Read more

Longboard Skateboard FAQs

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Longboarding is a Zen form of skateboarding that is less about performing tricks and more about cruising and transportation. If you’re just getting into longboarding, or simply harbor some curiosity about the sport, you probably have some questions. Here, we try to answer some of the most frequently asked questions about longboarding to help you … Read more

Everything You Need To Know About Longboards for Beginners (2022)

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Longboards are similar to skateboards in the way they respond to movement and the actions skaters use to make them go, turn, and stop. Like skateboards, longboards require some coordination and a fair amount of balance to ride. However, the larger a skateboard is (the bigger its base), the easier it is to balance on. … Read more

Everything You Need To Know About Cheap Longboards


When you’re searching for a longboard, a lot of things matter over price. A sturdy 8- or 9-ply deck will last longer than a cheaply-made, low-ply deck. The quality of your trucks will determine how well, and how smoothly, your longboard steers. Soft, quality wheels and good bearings will keep you rolling safely and comfortably. … Read more

Learn How To Ride A Longboard (You Can Teach Yourself)

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Longboarding can seem a bit intimidating. You’re controlling a large board with only the movements of your body, while also trying to maintain your balance. I’m not going to lie to you, balance on a longboard is a learned thing. You will have to put in a little effort to be comfortable when you first … Read more

Longboard Carving: How To and FAQs

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When you first start to longboard, you have several essential techniques you have to learn. The first of these techniques – balance, pushing, stopping, and turning – are the same techniques used to ride a skateboard or a cruiser. The design of longboards, however, makes them good for another basic skating technique – carving. What … Read more

What You Should Know About The Penny Longboard

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The Penny Board Longboard, released in 2015, is a 36-inch pintail that bridges the gap between the boards that made the Penny brand famous – their 22” cruisers – and the wider skateboard commuter market. The components of a Penny longboard are exactly what you would expect of a Penny – a sturdy, molded plastic … Read more

Double Kick, Longboards, Pennyboards: Best Skateboards for Kids (2022)

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If your kid wants to learn how to skateboard, one thing that can go a long way toward success is putting them on the right board. When people think about (and shop for) youth skateboards, they often put them in a completely different category than adult boards, but this simply isn’t necessary. Smaller boards may … Read more