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how to stop on a longboard

How to Stop on a Longboard : Survival Guide

If you’re new to longboarding, choosing the right longboard to start with was probably your first concern.  Next priority ? How to stop on your longboard and avoid crashing and hurting yourself when riding at any...

longboarding tips for beginners

13 Essential Longboarding Tips for Beginners

Getting started with longboarding doesn’t have to be a daunting prospect if you follow the right learning steps in the right order.  Many riders take to the hills straight away without even knowing the basics. ...

longboard stance

What is a Longboard Stance ?

A fundamental aspect of learning how to longboard is your stance.  That is, how you stand on your board. Stance refers not only to the way you place your feet on your longboard, but also the way you position the rest of...

How to powerslide on a longboard

How to Powerslide on a Longboard

Powersliding is one of the coolest and most important moves you’ll learn on your longboard.  To me, learning how to powerslide has been a major goal from the start, even though I must admit it looked quite scary...

How fast can you go on a longboard

How Fast Can You Go on a Longboard ?

Longboarding is an awesome way to move around, much faster than walking.  Longboards are typically faster than skateboards due to their larger wheelbase (distance between trucks) and bigger wheels. Just how fast can you...