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How to choose your skateboard?

Skateboarding season is all-year round. Find out which one works for you. 

Pick a skateboard that's right for your skill level. Whether you're a beginner or an advanced skateboarder, get the right skateboard with our guide below.

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It would be best if you chose your skateboard based on your skill level: novice, intermediate or expert. There's a whole range of skateboards, from beginner boards for younger kids to technical boards for old hands.

1. Your Skill Level

Oxelo offers three types of skateboards depending on your skill level:

For Novices
Ideal if you’re learning to balance.
A small, flat deck designed for smaller people (kids aged 4 to 10)

For Intermediates
Perfect for learning tricks.
A medium, slightly concave deck for messing around in the skate park.

For Experts
Best for riding in the skate park.
A very concave deck for more advanced boarding.

2. Beginners' Skateboards (for youngsters)

Play 3 skateboard
This board is slightly smaller in size, and the slanted bearings limit the speed to reduce the risk of falling off – perfect for children between four and seven who want to learn to balance.

MID 3 beginners' skateboard
The steering components (trucks, wheels and bearings) on this skateboard improve the sturdiness, glide and ease of handling. Get it for kids aged four to 10 who want to learn to skate, turn and do a few tricks.

3. Technical Skateboards

MID 5 skateboard
This board is sturdy so that your child can nail their first tricks. It’s aimed at kids over ten who are intermediates and learning to ride in a skate park.

Team skateboard
This skateboard is dynamic, fast, and manoeuvrable and allows riders to perform various tricks, so buy it for teenagers and adults with more experience.

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Skateboard specialist

Falling over is a normal part of learning to skate. If you want to prevent injury, it's best to wear a helmet and protective pads.

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