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Skateboards That Aren’t Complete Trash

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Ruben Vee – Founder of SkateboardersHQ

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skateboard decks

Everything about skateboard Decks. Brands to look for, durability, and shapes.


skateboard wheels

Find out which wheels work for different styles, proper hardness and size.


skateboard trucks

The heart and soul of your skateboard. Which are the best to buy?


skateboard bearings

No need for expensive ceramic bearings, check out what we recommend.


skateboard shoes

We tested skate shoes and know which one are actually the best you can buy.

Protective Gear

skateboard protective gear

Helmets, knee pads, elbow pads, skate to your abilities. Better safe than sorry.

Kids Boards & Gear

kids skateboards

Find a safe and reliable skateboard or cruiser for kids of all ages.

Skateboards to Avoid

low quality skateboards

What makes a terrible skateboard? And what ‘brands’ to avoid?

The Best Cruisers

Santa Cruz Shark Cruiser front

Ride with confidence on stylish cruisers with buttery smooth wheels.