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Best Electric Skateboards for Kids & Buying Guide

When I first saw Marty McFly and his hoverboard in Back to the Future , I immediately got hooked on skateboarding. Most parents who grew up in the 80s can relate to this. That said, our kids are luckier than us… they can experience that feeling on a real electric skateboard.. Thankfully, some recent advancements […]

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Is electric skateboarding dangerous?

Accidents happen and they are always unexpected. In general electric skateboarding is safe, but it’s important to be prepared for the worst. Therefore it’s  safe to say that electric skateboarding is unsafe for those who don’t take the necessary precautions. In today’s article, I go over the types of dangers you can expect and what […]

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Best electric skateboard under 300$ in 2019

A lot of people are trying to jump on to the esk8 hype train before it leaves. Unfortunately loads of these people are impulsive and end up buying cheap, low quality, Chinese “esk8” – electric skateboard knock offs. They use them for a few days before they get spoilt. Leaving them broke and unhappy. So […]

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Best mountain boards for beginners in 2019

Board sports have evolved a lot over the years. People can now travel over snow, tarmac, earth, over mountains, lakes all on different types of boards. Its quite interesting and each of them has their own unique feel, challenges, and rewards. Today I will be talking about mountain boards. This sport was invented due to the […]

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Best off-road electric skateboards in 2019

Its funny how new boardsports come to be, with skateboarding, it first started when surfers wanted to ‘catch the surf on land’.  With mountainboarding, it started when snowboarders wanted to board during the summer. Fast forward a few years and we’ve got people using electric skateboards (or “esk8s”) because they are affordable and easy last mile […]

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Best Backpacks for Electric Skateboards

As someone who commutes on their “esk8” everyday, I thought nothing could make the process more comfortable until I got a backpack to hold my board. It allowed me to free both my hands when I needed to. Anyone who skates has experienced the struggle of holding a grocery bag in one hand, and then […]

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