Category Archives: Tips and Tricks

Skate Shoes for a Skateboarding Edge

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Skate boarding and the entire skater culture seems to become more and more popular every year. Twelve-year old girls who’ve never even stood on a skate board suddenly beg their parents for skater shoes. Shoe store employees are then faced with befuddled parents who aren’t quite sure of the differences between a skater shoe and a regular pair of tennis… Read more »

Top Surf Spots in the World

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Everyone has their own unique preferences when it comes to surfing, because different surf spots offer unique waves, unique terrain and completely unique experiences. Still, there is a general consensus when it comes to some of the top surf spots in the world, and here is a small handful of the surf spots that are well worth checking out in… Read more »

How to Rotate Inline Skate Wheels

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It is important for you to know why it is important for you to rotate the wheels on your skates, and it is also important for you to have an understanding of when you should do it. There are a number of different available approaches to take when it comes this process as well. Why you should rotate your inline… Read more »

Surfing 101

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Here are some basic tips that will help you with your surfing. Surfing is a competitive sport that can be a lot of fun for everyone involved. Waves are regarded as highly coveted items, and a variety of different factors go into surfing and its success including the wind, the tide, the swell, the ocean bed and so many others…. Read more »

Learning How to Duck Dive

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Before you can learn how to duck dive, you may need to learn what duck diving is and what it is all about. Any breaking wave that is more than two feet high is going to require that you duck underneath the wave rather than floating right over it, and this is where the duck dive term comes from. Duck… Read more »

Learning to Paddle Out

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Paddling out is one of the first things that you need to learn when it comes to learning how to surf, and for obvious reasons as well. Paddling out sounds like such a simple process, but in reality, in surfing situations, you also have to be simultaneously balancing your body on the water, which is moving, and you need to… Read more »

Surfing on a Budget

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Sometimes surfing equipment and surfing apparel can be really expensive, making this a difficult hobby to simply jump into. This is especially true if you are unsure about whether or not you would like to continue surfing. Why should you pay an arm and a leg for equipment that you may not continue to use? It becomes all too easy… Read more »

Skateboarding Tricks

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There are a wide variety of different skateboarding tricks that you can try to perform out there. They range significantly in terms of level of difficulty. There are a wide variety of different tricks that you can learn, depending on what your own skateboarding skills are and what types of tricks you are actually interested in. If you decide that… Read more »

Learning to Skate Faster

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One question that hockey players and performance skaters often find themselves asking is how they can possibly learn how to skate faster or otherwise improve their performance on the ice. Regardless of how good a particular hockey player is, they are constantly going to try to improve their capabilities on the ice so that they can improve their game. The… Read more »