Is it OK to just ride a skateboard?
How About Just a Regular Skateboard? That’s fine. You’ll have a bit of a harder time learning but once you know how to ride, you can ride anything. An 8.5″ deck, for example, should be fine for transportation and you can still pull off some tricks.
How much faster is skateboarding than walking?
Skateboarding is clearly faster than walking: Our observations at UC Davis found that skateboarders travel between 6 and 13 miles per hour, with an average of 9.7 miles per hour. At two- to four-times the speed of walking, skateboards can extend the range of destinations reachable under human power.
Is learn to ride a skateboard a good DVD?
Learn To Ride A Skateboard is a very unique DVD in a couple of ways. For one, it doesn’t suck – which is a grand feat for any instructional skateboard video The instructors take it slow and show you everything, but they do it in a way that isn’t obscenely boring.
Do beginners skateboarding videos teach tricks?
Many so-called “beginners” skateboarding videos teach tricks. That is a horrible way to be introduced to skateboarding, because it skips all the groundwork. Why do other videos do that?
What to say to an older skateboarder who just found a DVD?
“Just found your DVD and I wanted to say I like the pace and detail. I am also glad to see it coming from an older skateboarder. I am an on again, off again skateboarder and I still skate at the age of 41. I am going to give this DVD to my 9 year old daughter. Nice job.” – Rob Toledo, OH.
What are some of the best documentaries about skateboarding?
Stacy Peralta also directed Dogtown & Z-Boys (2001), which is an essential documentary film for all skaters to become educated about the roots of skateboarding. Don’t confuse Stacy Peralta’s documentary with the fictionalized film of the same story, Lords Of Dogtown (2005), directed by Catherine Hardwicke. Watch them all.