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Sliding and Carving Tips

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By: Pete Benda

While most people wouldn’t even think to ride a bicycle without brakes, those of us who love longboarding have no other option but to learn some more “creative” methods for slowing down. The most useful and basic of these methods are carving and sliding, both of which involve using...

Sector 9 2014 Longboards

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By: Pete Benda

Everything in the Sector 9 2014 lineup is made by masterful hands for the best, in not only quality, but design as well. If you don’t know who Victor Earhart is, do a little bit of research and thank this masterful man for making your longboards. And this year...

Never Summer 2014 Longboards

Never Summer 2014 Longboards
By: Pete Benda

Never Summer is made up of some awesome guys from Colorado that you need to get to know. Not only are they an amazing snowboard manufacturer but they’re taking what they know about the construction of a snowboard, and putting them into the longboarding world. There is honestly not...

2014 BUSTIN BOARDS | Don’t Just Stand There, BUST A MOVE!

Bustin 2014 Longboards
By: Pete Benda

Bustin Boards is an amazing board company from New York that’s really killing it this year. They’ve already perfected their shapes and their decks, so their main focus this year was their design and construction. They’re coming at you with a ton of boards you already know and love,...

Arbor 2014 Longboards

Arbor 2014 Longboards
By: Pete Benda

Arbor is doing something special this year and making sure you get the best of the best from not only their decks, but wheels as well. This year Arbor started something called the Sucrose Initiative. The Sucrose Initiative is their whole new lineup in wheels that pair up perfectly...

Great Longboarding Tricks

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By: Pete Benda

Even living far from the thrill of a freshly paved hill, you can still get a rush from taking out the board and learning some new tricks. Though often evolved from the pantheon of skateboard flips, grabs, and maneuvers, longboard tricks have developed a style and culture all their...

Lakai Camby Earl Shoes

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By: Pete Benda

In a collab that’s been far too long coming, the Lakai x Earl Sweatshirt Camby Collab shoes are in here at Daddies. The one-and-only Earl Sweatshirt grew up skating with Lakai Team Rider Nakel Smith, so the Lakai x Earl Collab has been in the makings for a while....

The Newbie’s Guide to Longboard Lingo

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By: Pete Benda

Longboarding, like most extreme sports, defines not only an activity but also a colorful culture and way of life. Out of this way of life and tight social circle has come some seriously distinct style and a slang vocabulary or lingo of its own. This longboard lingo can seem...

The Proper Way to Bomb a Hill – Safe Downhill Longboarding

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By: Pete Benda

For surfers, nothing could be more enchanting than an enormous cresting wave. For snowboarders, it’s mammoth alpine peaks that seem to scratch the heavens. And for us longboarders, nothing is more seductive than the slick asphalt of a winding road that plummets at a thrilling incline. But like all...

How To Pick The Best Spots to Longboard

We visited a few spots and had a great day.
By: Pete Benda

You’ve got your board, you’ve read the blog up until now, and now you are ready to get out there and skate – but where should you go? Obviously, where you live is going to make a difference, but I’m going to go ahead and give you a few...