Skateboarding

Is Skateboarding Illegal?

Despite the fact it might sometimes seem to be with all the hateful rhetoric aimed at it by anti-skaters, skateboarding is not illegal. Whether you’re doing it at the skatepark or on the sidewalk, throwing up tricks or just trying to get to work, skateboarding is a form of recreation and transportation, not a crime. …

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Where Is Skateboarding Illegal?

Skateboarding isn’t illegal anywhere in the world. In every country, there are at least some places where it’s legal to skate. This includes the United States, where unless there are laws specifically against skateboarding, skateboarding is always legal. The legality of skateboarding, though, is also  jurisdictional. While skateboarding isn’t outright illegal anywhere, there are many …

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Is Skateboarding A Sport?

There are some activities that, for one reason or another, create intense debate between its supporters and detractors. Skateboarding, in particular, is one activity that inspires such debate. The opponents of skateboarding often label it as a problem or a nuisance – definitely not a sport – while even some skaters reject the idea of …

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5 Best Skate Parks In Texas

Skate parks are becoming more mainstream, and the parks are turning what is called “extreme” sports into a legitimate sports challenge.  These parks are used by skate boarders, BMX riders, self propelled scooters and inline skaters. Texas has also become part of the craze and has a lot of nice parks for the adventurous. Whether …

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How To Carry A Skateboard (On A Bike, Motorcycle, Public Transport and More)

In a perfect world, your skateboard would always be under your feet. But this world ain’t perfect and there are a lot of times you’ll end up carrying your board, whether you like it or not. When it comes to carrying a skateboard, it’s really just about keeping your board, yourself, and others safe. Sometimes, …

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How To Hold A Skateboard

When skaters talk about how to hold their boards, it’s usually how to look like a “real skater.” Or how to avoid looking like a “poser.” Which is all very well and good if that matters to you. But there are actual right and wrong ways to hold a skateboard. Ways that have nothing to …

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What You Should Know About Carbon Fiber Skateboards

Carbon fiber is an insanely strong material that weighs less than traditional materials of the same strength. Skate decks that incorporate carbon fiber are stronger than traditional wooden decks, both in their abilities to support weight and their abilities to withstand bending without breaking. Makers of carbon fiber composite skate decks sometimes bill their decks …

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