Learn About Skateboarding

Skateboarding Tricks

If you’re looking to learn some skateboard tricks then check out our detailed trick guides.

Skateboarding Guides

Skateboarding Product Reviews


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Skateboarding FAQ’s

Is Skateboarding a Crime?

No, Skateboarding is not a crime. Although Skateboarding on private property/land could be seen as trespassing and therefore skateboarding could be considered as a crime.

Should Skateboarding be illegal?

 Of course not, why should it be? It’s fantastic exercise and now recognised as an Olympic Sport.

Am I too old to start Skateboarding?

 No! No matter how old you are, you are never too old to start Skateboarding.

Is Skateboarding fun?

Most definitely, skateboarding is great fun. It can be enjoyed alone or with friends.

What are the rules of Skateboarding?

Skateboarding doesn’t really have any rules. However if you are playing a game of S.K.A.T.E the rules are simple, if you can’t match the other persons trick, you get a letter until you’ve spelled SKATE.

What is Street Skating?

Street skating is as the name implies, Skateboarding outdoors in the street.

What is Vert Skateboarding?

Vert skating is the act of riding your skateboard on a ramp, transitioning from horizontal to vertical positions, thus the abbreviation “vert”.

Why is Skateboarding Popular?

Because it’s fun! It’s also been widely featured in pop culture, from hugely successful video games, to inclusion in pop/punk music and crossover into fashion.

Is Skateboarding an Extreme Sport?

Yes, Skateboarding is classed as an Extreme/Action Sport.

Who invented Skateboarding?

Rodney Mullen is widely renowned as being the inventor of many Skateboarding tricks.

Is Skateboarding in the X-Games?

Yes, Skateboarding is one of the primary Extreme sports featured in the X-Games, having first appeared in June 1995