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Rex Anthony

Rex Anthony

Rex is one of the guys behind Skateboard Authority. He has been Skateboarding for more than 10 years now. During his free time, you will find him grinding some rails at the skate park. He write articles that help you level up your skateboarding skill to give you the confidence to take on more challenges like the pros.

How to Keep Your Skateboard Deck in Top Shape

In this blog post, we've shared tips for keeping your skateboard deck in top shape, including cleaning and maintaining the deck, applying grip tape, replacing the deck, and maintaining the trucks and wheels. Whether you're a beginner or an experienced skateboarder, these tips will help you get the most out of your skateboard and enjoy your rides to the fullest.

The Best Skateboard Brands for Every Level of Rider

Are you a beginner, intermediate rider, or advanced skateboarder? Find the best skateboard brand for your level of riding in this comprehensive guide. We've rounded up the top skateboard brands for beginners, intermediate riders, and advanced riders, and provided tips for selecting the right skateboard for your needs. Whether you're just starting out or looking to take your skating to the next level, this post has you covered.

The History of Skateboarding: from the Streets to the Olympics

Take a journey through the history of skateboarding, from its humble beginnings on the streets to its recognition as a global sport. In this post, we explore the early history of skateboarding, the rise of professional skateboarders in the 1980s and 1990s, and the evolution of skate culture in the 21st century. We also touch on the impact of skateboarding on popular culture and the sporting world, and look ahead to skateboarding's debut at the Olympic Games in 2024. Don't miss this comprehensive look at the rich and fascinating history of skateboarding.

10 Best Skateboard Tricks for Beginners

Learn how to perform exciting skateboard tricks, from ollies and grinds to flips and handplants. Get tips on how to practice and improve your skills, and find out why skateboarding is a great activity for all ages. Whether you are just starting out or have been skating for years, this blog post has something for everyone to enjoy.

How to Protect Your Skateboard While Riding

Skateboarding can be a thrilling and rewarding activity, but it's important to protect your skateboard and yourself while riding. In this post, we'll show you how to maintain your skateboard, wear protective gear, choose the right riding environment, and follow safety guidelines to enjoy skateboarding safely and confidently. Whether you're a beginner or an experienced skateboarder, these tips will help you ride safely and protect your skateboard.

The Best Ways to Store Your Skateboard: Tips and Tricks

Looking for the best ways to store your skateboard? In this post, we explore some of the top storage options available, including wall racks, skateboard bags, and more. We also offer tips and tricks for keeping your gear safe and protected, whether you're an avid skateboarder or just starting out. Find the storage solution that works for you and keep your skateboard in top shape

The Ultimate Nutrition Guide for Skateboarders

It is essential for Skateboarders to have a proper diet so they can maintain their energy, and stay energized to help their muscles recover after skateboarding.

How to Ride a Skateboard (Step by Step)

Looking to learn how to ride a skateboard? This step-by-step guide covers everything you need to know, from gathering the necessary equipment to practicing balance and stance, pushing off and gliding, turning and carving, and even trying advanced tricks and techniques. With detailed instructions, pictures, and additional resources, this guide is perfect for beginners and experienced skateboarders alike.

How to Select the Right Skateboard Size

In this post, I will explain how to select the right skateboard size that is the best fit for you or for your kid. I will give you some tips on how to measure their feet, height and weight in order to choose the appropriate board.

What Skateboard Wheels are Good for the Street

Are you looking for the best skateboard wheels for street skating? In this blog post, we'll cover the key factors to consider when choosing skateboard wheels for street use, including hardness and durability, shape and profile, size and width, brand and price. We'll also provide tips for finding the best skateboard wheels for your needs and style. Whether you're a beginner or an experienced street skater, this post will help you find the perfect wheels to ride smoothly and confidently on the streets.

How Cold is Too Cold for Skateboarding? (Plus some tips!)

Temperatures below 60F (16 degrees Celcius) are considered too cold for skateboarding, and temperatures between 60F to 95F (16 to 35 degrees Celcius) are great for skateboarding.

5 Workouts For Skateboarders Step by Step With Pictures

Skateboarding is a form of aerobic physical activity that requires strength, skill, and endurance. In order to achieve the best results, skateboarders need to undergo training such as strength, condition, balance, core, and leg training to strengthen their muscles and improve blood circulation. Here is a guide to help you develop the skills that you need to become an effective skateboarder.

Planning a Successful Skateboard Trip

Planning a skateboard trip should be an opportunity to get away with your family and/or friends to a cool location to enjoy the fun of skateboarding together as a group.

Top 3 Lubricating Oils For Skateboard Bearings in 2024

Lubrication helps to eliminate friction in your wheels which makes for a smoother and safer ride. The 3 best skateboard lubricants include 1. The bones speed cream. 2. The liberty oil synthetic lubricant 3. The tri-flow superior lubricant

Why Do I Need A Skateboard? Five Things You Should Know

Why do you need a skateboard? For skateboarding Right? Wrong. Everyone should learn to ride a skateboard. It’s as easy as learning to ride a bike. And the thing is once you have learned it, it is not something you ever forget you can do.

Why you should not buy a cheap skateboard from Walmart or Target

Skateboarding can be a very fun experience when you have the right equipment, buying a cheap skateboard from walmart or target tend to diminish that experience due to the poor quality of boards that are sold, it is best to get skateboards from your local skate shop or from online retailers.

How to Choose the Best Skateboard Backpack of 2024

Many skateboarders use backpacks to carry their boards. If you want to travel around with your skateboard, then you are going to want a skateboard backpack. Of course, you already know this. But you may not know which skateboard backpack to buy.

What Do I Do If My Skateboard Gets Wet?

While practicing some skills on my skateboard, I almost crashed into a kid and plunged my skateboard into a pool. Here are some steps you can follow as soon as your skateboard gets wet.

11 Ways To Save Money Skateboarding

In the past couple of years, I have spent a lot of money on skateboard gear. I have over a dozen boards from different manufacturers. So, I found myself wondering if there was a way that I could save money skateboarding.

11 Health Benefits of Skateboarding

There are obvious health benefits associated with any type of physical activity and skateboarding is not an exception. What type of benefits can riders expect to derive from riding a skateboard.

Is Deathwish A Good Skateboard Brand?

I had been rocking a Santa Cruz skateboard for about 2 years and I needed a change. So a few months back I did some research and spoke with a couple of folks to find out if the deathwish skateboard brand was a good board to try out.