The start of our series on learning to longboard
The first article is the basics = Push. Carve. Stop. It is a good starting place and we hope it encourages more people to take up longboarding. We will be adding more sections, including advanced skating, so watch this space.
Did you get a manual or instructions with your new longboard? No, either did we, so we decide to make one.
It is a work in progress but we have started, here it is
We have had a buyers guide for a long time, but it's time to cater for a wider audience.
First article is Buying your first longboard
Hopkin Racing now sells Atopic footbrake soles in both freeride and race version. Everyone is asking for tips on how to apply it to a shoe. For young and old, here are our instructions plus the Hop's pro tips. It takes a few times to get it rightRead More…
I get questions every day from skaters asking for recommendations and advice. Most I can answer quickly, but occasionally I get one that needs a long explanation. An enquiry today asking about boards good for surfing, I thought would make a good blogRead More…
Last year I wrote the ultimate cheat sheet to getting sponsored. The post was loved and hated, skaters were inspired and offended. There was a bit of Aussie humour in there (or is that sarcasm), a lot of life lessons, and a chunk of truth that I Read More…
Every skater should clean their bearings, makes them last longer and skate faster! Bones cleaning kit for $16.99 is the solution. Don't forget the lube. After you clean bearings, oil needs to be reapplied. Speed Cream is the choice of champions.