How do I know what is the best deck size and trucks size for me (my first longboard)?

How do I know what is the best deck size and trucks size for me (my first longboard)

As a beginner or even an experienced skateboarder who want to switch to the field of longboarding, you might find it overwhelmed because of all the information that requires your attention.

What deck sizes or truck sizes should you choose? How do they affect your skating experiences? All your questions will be answered in the articles below.

Read more: Top 10 Rollerblade Tricks

It’s the ultimate guide that you’ll ever need to get yourself the right longboard.

Longboard deck sizes explained

Longboard deck sizes explained
Longboard deck sizes explained

Generally speaking, when talking about longboard deck sizes, there are a few factors that need your attention. The length, which is the measure of the deck from front to back. The width, which the measure of the deck between the two rears. Finally, it’s the thickness and shape, which have large impacts on how your board performs and which skating styles they are more suitable for.

Here we’ll be going through all the important elements on a longboard and provide you simple explanations on whether they’re good for you.

Length

Longboards are usually quite long compared to skateboards. They also come in many different lengths, but most of the time, a longboard is still relatively longer compared to skateboards.

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Top 10 Rollerblade Tricks

Our post consists of all the best tricks that you can learn to perform on your skates. You can practice them anytime to improve your skills as well as make you look cooler in the eyes of others.

To start with, let’s assume that you’ve known all the basic moves on your new pair of skates and can ride on them comfortably. But if you haven’t, you might want to take a look at some basic guides, just for your own good.

Now, let’s take a look at our top 10 rollerblade tricks.

One-legged skating

One-legged skating
One-legged skating

This is one of the most basic tricks that you need to master when practicing skating. It’s also a simple exercise to strengthen your leg, once you’ve mastered it, your movements will be a lot faster.

You should first practice one-legged skating by resting one of your hands on the barrier while keeping the other hand straight to propel yourself. Raise one foot in the air facing backward, you can vary the position to which you’re most comfortable with. Use the arms on the barrier to help you move around and release it once you feel ready, try doing this until you achieve good balance on one leg.

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