Thank you Grind for Life!

February 21, 2017

SkateXS is proud to support Grind for Life in their efforts to help people with cancer as part of our 4th Annual Give Back Campaign! 

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Skate Rising Selected for 4th Annual SkateXS Give Back Campaign

February 07, 2017

Learn more about this amazing group - how they are growing skateboarding, while proactively giving back to the community at the same time!   

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SkateXS Launches Learn How to Skateboard Video Series for Kids!

October 19, 2016

Learn to Skateboard for Kids Video

Free Six Part Series now available just for Kids and Parents! 

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Wow, the most important skateboard helmet ever?

June 23, 2016

GUTI Small Helmet Kids

Legendary skater Mike V. changing the game with this special edition - Get Used to It! Triple 8 brainsaver. 

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SkateXS Celebrates 3rd-annual giving campaign!

March 16, 2016

Over $2,500 contributed on behalf of the SkateXS youth skateboarding team members.

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The Unicorn Skateboard has been spotted ...

October 09, 2015

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Olympic Skateboarding Tokyo 2020 - One Step Closer! 

September 28, 2015

Skateboarding gets one step closer to a reality in the 2020 Olympic Games.

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Overnight Skateboard Summer Camps!

May 27, 2015

Guide to Skateboard Summer Camps

Check out our guide to the top Summer Skate Camps in the USA!

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SkateXS Celebrates 2nd Annual Skateboard Team Giving Campaign

February 05, 2015

Over $1,000 contributed on behalf of the SkateXS youth skateboarding team members.

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What Makes a Good Skateboard?

November 10, 2014

What makes a good skateboard? We get this question from a ton of parents! Can you tell the difference between a good one and a lousy one? 

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You must be this big to ride a skateboard!

June 24, 2014 1 Comment

Child on skateboard ramp - you must be this big to enjoy this ride

We tackle the burning questions! How old should you be to start skateboarding? Can you start too young? What is the right age to start skateboarding?

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Skateboard Maintenance for Beginners

October 05, 2013 2 Comments

Just got a new Skateboard? We've got you covered with the basics of care, adjustments and maintenance with this simple guide. 

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Goofy vs Regular : Beginner tips for Kids learning to Skateboard

March 12, 2013 6 Comments

Make sure your child starts skateboarding with the stance they will be most comfortable with. We'll talk about being Goofy vs Regular and whether it matters which foot you put in front. We've pulled together 5 different fun and easy ways to figure out which way your son or daughter should start with. 

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Tips for Kids: How to Fall Safely on a Skateboard

December 26, 2012

kid falling safely skateboardingIn this kids skateboard article we address one of a parent's top concerns: kids falling while skateboarding. There are both right ways and wrong ways to fall. We’ll talk about the options, discuss our recommendations and share some practice ideas. Highly recommended for parents of new skaters!  

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Skatepark Etiquette for Kids

December 05, 2012 2 Comments

Skateparks are some of the coolest places on earth! A true melting pot of different ages, abilities and backgrounds. We've compiled some tips to make sure your young skater can join in on the fun safely and politely, all without loosing their cool! 

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Top 5 tips for great Skatepark Roadtrips!

November 13, 2012

Nothing is cooler than tracking down some nearby skateparks and taking a morning or afternoon to take the kids out to experience some new terrain. 

We've compiled out Top 5 tips to make the most of the trip! 

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