What type of skate board is best for beginners?
To start with, we recommend a deck width of 7.75 or 8.0. Most full-sized complete skateboards will come in either 7.75 or 8.0 widths, this is the right size to start with, as your experience grows youll know if you need a wider board later on.
Is a 8.0 skateboard good?
7.50 to 8.00: Medium deck width for teen or adult riders skating street terrain or doing more technical tricks. 8.00 to 8.50: Ideal for various street and transition terrain. Parks, pools, rails, stairs. 8.50 and up: Wider decks great for transition skating, bigger street tricks, pools, or just cruising.
Should I get a 8.0 deck for my skateboard?
What size skateboard should you get? We recommend starting with a skateboard deck width that is proportional to your shoe size. If you wear mens size 6.5 to 9, start out with a deck width of 7.5 to 8.0 inches. If you wear shoes 9.5 or larger, we recommend getting a deck between 8.0 and 8.5 inches.
Who skated for hook ups?
Jeremy KleinPersonal informationBornJuly 12, 1971 Torrance, California, United StatesSportCountryUnited StatesSportSkateboarding2 more rows
Are wider skateboards easier to ride?
Those who skate big bowls, hand rails, or like to jump down large gaps and stairs are usually more comfortable with a larger board (8.25 – 9.0 inches). Wider boards are also great for transportation because they offer a more stable and comfortable standing platform.