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How To Build A Skateboard

A video demo on how to build your skateboard. Complete with step by step instructions for all you visual learners.

Top 10 Mini Ramp Tricks to Blow your Friends Mind

Conquer the mini ramp and get all the ladies with these mini ramp skateboard tricks to surely impress.

How To Choose The Right Skateboard

What you need to look for when you're ready to build a skateboard complete.

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2014 New Balance Numeric Shoes

New Balance has mastered footwear for decades, now it's time for them to get that same reputation in the skate industry. Introducing New Balance Numeric.

What to Buy a Skateboarder for X-Mas 2013

Got a skateboarder on your shopping list but don't know what to buy a skateboarder? Here are some items that every skateboarder needs.

The Best 2013 Skateboard Bearings

Your skateboard not rolling like it used to? Chances are it's time for some new bearings. We've got your guide to the best 2013 skateboard bearings ever.

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Understanding Skateboard Trucks

Everybody knows what skateboard trucks are, but how do they work? Here is a little guide for better understanding skateboard trucks.

Understanding Skate Shoes

Double stitching, vulc soles, super suede. All these terms seem confusing? We break down all you need to know to purchase your next pair of skate shoes.

Understanding Skateboard Wheels

What do all these numbers and shapes mean? Let us help you out. Here's a handy guide to understanding skateboard wheels.

skateboarding interviews

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Chicago Skateboard Company - Reed Wheel Co.

We sat down with Austin Whiting from Reed Wheel Company, a Chicago skateboard company, to find out how the company started and where it's going in the future.

People We Love - Al from Character Skateboards

Chicago-based skate company Character Skateboards has been holding down the city for over ten years. We sat down with the man behind it all, Alan Butella.

People We Love - Autobahn's Doug Johnson

A quick chat with an insider over at Autobahn Wheel Company.

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Help our good friend Reggie Destin

Help support Chicago skater Reggie Destin.

Chicago Skateboarding with Compadre Skateboards

A local Chicago skateboarding video from our friends over at Compadre Skateboards.

Chicago Skateboards Skate the Lake

The breaks on Lake Michigan downtown Chicago have been conquered.

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Where To Skate In Chicago

It's that time of year again! Knock the dust off your board, here is a list of where to skate in Chicago.

A Quick History of Skateboarding

Take a step back in time and learn something about the roots of skate.