How to choose a good skateboard
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The material for making the board is wood. In order to make a good board, use more than one layer. For example, decks of seven layers are the most popular, followed by boards with 9 layers, and 6-layer boards are generally very rare. It is recommended to use maple for boards, it is characterized by its durability.
Most decks have another layer, which is at the bottom - slick. It is made to slide was perfect. Due to the extra layer, the board becomes heavier. Therefore, it is better for beginners to use skates without such a layer.Inexperienced athletes are advised to choose a board that is lighter in weight, since the lower the weight, the easier it is to perform tricks.
Decks are different in width and length. The average longitude is 80 centimeters, and the width is about 20. Narrow boards are good because they are easier to do tricks, and wide ones provide a good landing.
Before buying, pay attention to the fact whether there are any delaminations on the board. Also, see if special paper is stuck on the board. It determines how much your feet will slide as they stand on the board.