What is the best type of skateboard for beginners?
Mini Cruisers are a perfect starter set up for young beginners looking to get to grips with riding a board and perfecting their balance. A 6” plastic deck will suit kids 5 years or younger with a shoe size of around 3 or smaller.
How do I choose a skateboard setup?
We recommend starting with a skateboard deck width that is proportional to your shoe size. If you wear mens size 6.5 to 9, start out with a deck width of 7.5 to 8.0 inches. If you wear shoes 9.5 or larger, we recommend getting a deck between 8.0 and 8.5 inches.
What is the best skateboard type?
The best skateboards for street skating are standard skateboards with nearly symmetrical popsicle stick-shaped decks. Street skaters usually also prefer smaller wheels (50-54mm) and narrower decks (8.0 - 8.5) because they make it easier to ollie, do flip tricks and land switch.