Surfskating Blog

Surfskate vs. Skateboard: Which is Better?

Surfskate vs. Skateboard: Which is Better?

When comparing surfskates to skateboards, it’s not which is better. It’s just about the feel you’re looking for—and you might love both! Let’s analyze the difference between surfskates and skateboards to see if surfskating is for you.

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Smoothstar Surfskate Review and Buyer’s Guide

Smoothstar Surfskate Review and Buyer’s Guide

Smoothstar is one of the most popular surfskate companies, and the Smoothstar Thruster surfskate truck is consistently ranked as one of the best surf trainers. Read this Smoothstar surfskate review to see if a Smoothstar surfskate is for you.

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5 Surfskate Tips for Staying Safe

5 Surfskate Tips for Staying Safe

Although surfskating can be among the safest board sports, it always comes with inherent risk. Use these five surfskate tips to stay safe on your surfskate.

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Use This YOW Surfskate Size Chart to Choose the Right YOW Model for You

YOW Surfskate Review and Buyer’s Guide

YOW is one of the most popular surfskate companies, and the YOW Meraki surfskate truck is perhaps the highest-performing, most universal surfskate truck. Read this YOW surfskate review to see if a YOW surfskate is for you.

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What are the Best Surfskate Wheels?

What are the Best Surfskate Wheels?

There are many aspects of surfskate wheels to consider, including diameter, durometer, contact patch, surface, edge, core placement, and urethane thickness. Read this article to discover the best surfskate wheels.

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Penny High-Line Surfskate Review (with Waterborne Surf Adapter)

Penny High-Line Surfskate Review (with Waterborne Surf Adapter)

Since 1983, Penny has been creating unique skateboards with plastic and fiberglass decks. Now they’ve partnered with Waterborne to create the Penny surfskate with Waterborne surf adapter. But is it good? Watch My Penny Surfskate Review on YouTube Penny was smart. To enter the surfskate market, instead of creating their own surfskate truck like everybody else is doing, they just teamed up with Waterborne, slapped a Waterborne surf adapter on their own custom-built deck, and they got a surfskate.

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Decathlon Carve 540 Surfskate Review

Decathlon Carve 540 Surfskate Review

At just $129 US, the Decathlon Oxelo Longboard Bird Carve 540 surfskate is the cheapest complete surfskate on the market. But is it worth it? Get the answer in this Decathlon Carve 540 surfskate review.

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Is Surfskating Just for Surf Training?

Is Surfskating Just for Surf Training?

Professional surfers around the world use surfskating for surf training. But surfskating is not only for surf training–its for everyone who loves the feel and flow of surfing on land!

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How to Ride a Surfskate

How to Ride a Surfskate

To learn how to ride a surfskate, you have to think differently than conventional skating. Riding a surfskate feels more like surfing than skating. It’s all in the shoulders and hips!

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How Do Surfskate Trucks Work?

How Do Surfskate Trucks Work?

A surfskate gives you the feel of surfing the street. The surfing feel is created by special surfskate trucks. Surfskate trucks have a wider range of motion for quicker, tighter turns.

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What is a Surfskate?

What is a Surfskate?

A surfskate is a skateboard that uses a specially-designed front truck, which gives you the feel of surfing on land. Surfskates are used by surfers for surf training, as well as non-surfers for just cruising the street.

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Choose YOUR Surfskate Now with the Ultimate Surfskate Buyer’s Guide

Answer 8 quick questions to reveal the PERFECT surfskate for YOU and your riding style!