Skateboard Size

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How do I determine my skateboard size?

Skateboard Size

Deck width and length are determined by personal preference. It also is determined by the type of skating you plan to do. Wider decks (over 8” wide) are normally used for vert / ramp skating. Narrower decks (7.5” – 8.0”) tend to be used for street skating. However, there are pros, for example Andrew Reynolds, who use a wider deck for street skating. Andrew skates an 8.25” wide skateboard. Once again, it's all personal preference.

   

Comments

8/15/2006 12:45:00 PM
trey lanedff said:

I give this a 4


1/5/2007 9:11:38 PM
DPMO said:

hey what about the length of the skate board? does that determined the type of skating it is used for or jsut the skater?


1/21/2007 12:26:35 PM
mike said:

yeah its all pesonal prefferances like me i skate a 22 inch board for steet


4/27/2007 1:56:48 PM
bam said:

do 7.5 truks fit 8.0 boards


4/30/2007 6:23:00 PM
Ryan said:

I'm 13 5'2 and want to do street, what length?


6/19/2007 10:06:32 AM
Me said:

22 inch!? Thats well small


11/14/2008 3:35:59 PM
Hiro said:

i love skateboarding and i think you are quite correct


4/16/2009 1:48:56 PM
derek said:

shoe sizes matter to, like i wear a size 13 so i ride a size 8 bigger feet bigger board smaller feet smaller board.




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