June 13, 2011

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DON’T BE A HELICOPTER MOM!

We recently had a mom ask us this great question! “When’s it ok to stop running over to your child in front of his friends when he wrecks?”  As parents, the normal response anytime your child’s in distress is to run to their side to help. While this is what good parents do, it’s not […]

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June 8, 2011

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AMAZING VIDEOS TO SHOW YOUR KIDS!

Here are some record breaking videos of the legendary Danny Way. Know best for his innovated use of over-sized skateboarding structures, he is one of only a few professional skateboarders to push the limits of skateboarding! If your children are near, ask them to take a seat and watch history in the making! This is […]

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June 7, 2011

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WHAT ARE THE DIFFERENT LEVELS OF SPONSORSHIP IN SKATEBOARDING?

Odds are if your child is into skateboarding they more than likely hope to one day be sponsored! To learn more about what it means to be sponsored read our blog post titled: WHAT DOES IT MEAN TO BE “SPONSORED”? There are four levels of sponsorship. SHOP SPONSORSHIP– is when a local skate shop wants […]

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June 5, 2011

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A CLOSER LOOK: THE DECK!

The deck is the wooden platform that you stand on. Although you might think all skateboard decks look the same, they’re not. They come in many different shapes and sizes.  Here are some things to consider when looking for a new board. SIZE: Decks are measured by width and length. A standard size is about […]

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June 3, 2011

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SKATEBOARDING SLANG!

For some parents, skateboarding is a different language. Here are 4 words to help you better understand what your children are saying! POSER – this word is used to describe someone that looks like a skater but doesn’t actually skate. STOKED – to be excited or to like something. The dude is “stoked” on his […]

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