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Fun On Wheels: Skateboards &Cruiser Boards
Whether you’re a skate park regular looking for a high-performance skateboard, or a casual rider looking for a board to cruise around town, you’ll find the skateboard you need at DICK’S Sporting Goods.
For the novice skateboarder, DICK’S Sporting Goods carries entry-level skateboards designed to provide excellent stability and control as you develop your skills.
When you’re ready to take your skateboarding to the next level, you can graduate to a high performance skateboard from lines like the Labeda Pro Series and Elite Series. These top quality boards are built to stand up to the most demanding conditions and provide superior responsiveness to keep you in complete control.
Looking for where to buy a skateboard to get you from one place to another in style? Try one of the exceptional cruiser style skateboards available at DICK’S Sporting Goods.
While some other skateboards are intended for tricks, a cruiser board is designed for smooth, comfortable riding. If you need a board to get around campus or navigate your neighborhood, you’ll find cruiser skateboards from many top brands at DICK’S Sporting Goods.
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When you’re trying to choose your next skateboard, take a moment to consider your priorities.
Are you new to skateboarding, or have you been doing it for years? Are you hoping to learn some new tricks, or are you looking for a stylish new way to roll around town? Here are some points to think about when picking out your skateboard at DICK’S Sporting Goods:
- Rookie skateboarders often prefer a board with a deep concave shape, which provides an additional level of control.
- A cruiser skateboards is a great choice if you’ll be traveling the streets rather than doing tricks on a half-pipe. Cruiser boards typically have a tapered shape and shorter wheelbase, making them easy to control and easy to carry when you need to walk.
- If you aren’t sure what you’re going to be using your skateboard for, you can try a solid general-use board like the Kryptonics Star Series, which is versatile enough for a range of uses.
Always remember your safety gear when you’re riding your skateboard. Even if you’re not planning any jumps or tricks, it’s a good idea to wear a helmet and pads every time you ride.