Skateboard World

Skating Communities

Whole groups have gathered around the humble skateboard. Mostly, we identify these as youth groups and, beyond that, seasoned skateboarding professionals.


Get Your Skates On

Skating is a great way to get fit and lose weight. Even though the board has wheels and does a lot of the ‘work’ when it comes to carrying your body mass, there’s effort required in terms of pushing yourself along, using muscles to speed up and stop, and then the calories needed to do any kind of special manoeuvre such as a jump or turn.


Six Exciting Skateboard Festivals

Bart Simpson showed that skateboards were cool, back in the 90s. Everyone who was anyone knew a greaseless bearing from its non-greaseless brother, if they were into skating in a serious way.