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What size skateboard should a girl get?

Skateboard Size Chart

Age: 5 or under

Kids this age who are less than 3’5” tall and wear shoe size 3 or less would fit micro skateboard decks that are 6.5″ – 6.75” wide and 27.2” – 27.6”. These are also great for beginners.

Age: 6-8

Kids who are as tall as 3’5” to 4’4” wearing shoe size 4-6 would be most comfortable riding boards that are 7.0″ to 8.0″ wide and 28” long. These are called mini skateboards.

Age: 9-12

In this age range, kids who are 4’5 to 5’2 tall with shoe size 7-8 can ride skateboards 7.5″ to 8.0″ wide and 29” long. Many call these the mid-sized skateboards.

Age: 13+

If you are over 13 and as tall as 5’3 or over, you can choose a skateboard that is 8.0″ and over in width and 29+ inches in length. This is the regular skateboard size.

Style Of Skating

Which mistakes should a beginner avoid when skateboarding
Which mistakes should a beginner avoid when skateboarding

Choosing the right skateboard size also comes down to personal preference. A question you should be asking yourself is: What would you like to do with the board?

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Are longboard bearings the same as skateboard bearings?

Bearings Basics

the best longboard bearings
the best longboard bearings

Basically, bearings are those metal rings, shields with metal balls that fit inside your wheels to help mount them onto the axle.

Bearings’ main job is to help your wheels roll smooth and quiet. As we told you a little earlier, bearing sizing is universal. You’ll find an 8mm core, a 22mm outer ring, and a 7mm total width on all bearings available on the market right now.

There are around 7 rings (hey, what’s up, Ariana Grande!), rubber seal, and 7-8 balls that make up your bearing. All of these are neatly stacked and assembled to fit each other nicely like a hamburger but with much more precision.

If you still can’t imagine how big bearings are, think of your pennies and dimes. A stack of 5-7 coins is probably a good parallel to your bearings.

Normally, you’ll need 2 bearings per wheel for your board. You’d stack them up like veggies on a skewer: that’s 1 bearing – 1 wheel – 1 bearing and bum! Press them down so the bearings sit nicely into the wheels. Finally, there are axle nuts to hold everything in place on the rod.

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Are Rimable skateboards good for beginners?

To start skateboarding, it’s important to get yourself quality skateboards that could deliver solid performances. Hence, you can practice skateboarding more comfortably and learn it more quickly.

However, with lots of different skateboarding brands on the market, it’s nearly impossible for beginners to select the right ones without any proper knowledge.

That being said, to give you a good start at studying skateboarding, we’ll be discussing some of the most popular skateboard brands and the factors to consider when choosing good skateboards for beginners. Judging on that, you can decide on your own whether you would like to purchase their boards.

In this post, we’ll go through Rimable skateboards and introduce one of the best skateboards for beginners. Hope you’ll find it useful.

About Rimable Skateboards

Which mistakes should a beginner avoid when skateboarding
Which mistakes should a beginner avoid when skateboarding

The famous skateboard company is based in China and has a wide range of different products, including skateboards, longboards, scooters, and so on. With their production line targeted on the skateboard lineup, Rimable continually releases new skateboard models to the market each year and has received many positive feedbacks from skateboarders.

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What are some good skateboards for child beginners?

What are some good skateboards for child beginners

At an era when there are too many choices available for one product, you could find yourself at a loss every time going shopping. Buying a skateboard for your kids is nothing different. From a local shop to large department stores, you are overwhelmed by recommendations. But which is exactly the best? I hope this post will give you some helpful information when making the purchase.

How To Choose The Best Skateboard For Your Precious Child?

How old is the child?

the best skateboard for your precious child
the best skateboard for your precious child

General speaking, a child can get acquainted with rolling and skating when they start to walk. In fact, the younger they have fun with it, the faster they master the movements. Between the ages of 3 and 5, children could learn basics motions like pushing and balancing. As they get older, they will feel the urge to upgrade the game too complicated turns and tricks.

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