So you bought your child a complete skateboard, and they are having issues with turning, carving, or even just riding in a straight line. Some of these issues can be down to learning how to skateboard, and in other cases, you might need to change their truck bushings. Continue reading “What Are Skateboard Bushings: A Parents Guide”
Jake Phelps was a man you loved or hated. In my previous life before head injuries, I loved Phelps and Thrasher. Post head injury I am not really sure where I stand on him. I get that he was a colossus of the industry and could make or break careers, but I could pretty much leave him. Continue reading “The Passing of Jake Phelps”
No one wants their child to do badly, we all wish the best for our children. We want them to succeed and do better in life than we have done. There will though be hiccups along the way. Days where things didn’t work out or go according to plan. On those days we need to help our children learn to cope with failure. Continue reading “Skateboarding: Help Your Child Cope With Failure”
As a parent, it can be hard to know where to begin when looking for a skateboard for your child. You want one that will be great for them but also not cost the earth in case they decide not to stick with it. That is why we have created this guide to the 5 best beginners skateboards available in the UK. Continue reading “5 Best Beginners Skateboards a Guide For Parents(UK Edition)”
Yeah, my featured image is a bit crap, but then I am no way shape or form a professional photographer. So I’ll give a few words about my new setup and why I picked that parts that I have. Continue reading “My Current Skateboard Setup”
Skateboard bearings can be complicated. Some will be screaming at you that they are the best as they are ABEC 9? Others will say they are better as they are shieldless but what is the truth and as a parent what do you need to know? Continue reading “All You Need To Know About Skateboard Bearings”
This is a brief introduction and will contain a brief outline considering skateboarding and the original Olympics, not the current Olympics, but by the end, you will hopefully be able to impart some wisdom from Homer (not Simpson) on your friends. I have also posted this on an old blog that I can no longer remember the password for. Continue reading “An Introduction to the Philosophy of Skateboarding”
A couple of years ago I went down a huge mental breakdown. I lost parts of my identity. I lost parts of my life, and I nearly took my life. I didn’t really know what to do or where to go. I just floundered around while around me a whirlwind of chaos flowed.