How to Choose a Skateboard for Your Kids RSS

A while ago I was looking to buy a skateboard for my son (the little guy featured on top). I thought about a kid-sized skateboard or maybe just a regular one. Turns out I didn’t need to buy anything custom, my old skateboard was just fine. I only had to replace the wheels and bearings and he was good to go. When buying a skateboard for your kids make sure that you don’t buy a cheap toy skateboard as they are unsafe. Go to your local skate shop and let them assemble one, or buy a complete skateboard online.    ...

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Kids get to do some physical activity which is important when they grow up. It strengthens their muscles and improves motor skills. Kids watch too much TV and play games too often these days. Some exercise that’s fun and spending some time outside is great. It takes a lot of balance and is rather technical and a good way to make new friends. It’s a great way for them to bond with friends, stay active, and learn a new skill. They feel confident and capable when they’re able to master new tricks on their skateboard.   Don’t worry, though! This guide...

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WHY ARE THERE SKATEBOARDS FOR CHILDREN? The Perfect First Skateboard We tested a lot of different shapes and sizes of skateboards for kids to use. We found that the traditional size and shape, around 31 inches long and 8 inches wide, was too long and heavy for kids. We ended up with a 27.5-inch long deck that is 7.75 inches wide. Kids' feet fit perfectly on this deck without the added length and weight. The kids we worked with learned to skate a lot faster with boards that were designed for them instead of the bigger heavier boards that are...

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