Jeff ‘Pantheon’ Vyain just pushed (!) out this great ‘How-to’ video on switch pushing. Jeff has been skating distance for years and Pantheon continues to design amazing distance skating boards. We’ve got some heavy breathing and some personal tips here from one of the dudes who know best. Switch pushing is essential if you’re going to go the distance. Here’s some advice on how to … Continue reading How to push switch with Jeff
That’s right people. The crazy scientists at Orangatang have only gone and released the Kegel and Caguama in a new durometer and colour. We here at SkateFurther have been rolling on Kegels for years and have loved the new Caguamas. The 77a blue’s look like they will be an amazing distance wheel and we cant wait to get a review up on the site after … Continue reading Orangatang in Blue!?
We have known about the 85mm from Orangatang for quite some time. The 80mm Kegel has become a firm favourite with distance skaters and the 85mm Seismic Speedvent is up there as one of the best. The combination of Otangs ‘Happy Thane’ and the larger size means we now have a wheel that will last and last, whilst rolling like a dream. How do we … Continue reading The Orangatang Caguama is here!
Panta has written what is possibly the most comprehensive review of the 0° rear truck yet – a look at the history, manufacturers and different versions of many of the most popular rears on the market today. Head over to the forum to read his full write-up (yes we know the url says furter… ) Continue reading The rise of the 0° rear by Panta.
SkateFurther Nat got himself and new helmet and wrote a review for the forum. I have worn a helmet for a long time – after many, many years of fighting the inner skateboarder in me. As I started skating distance the advantages of a peaked cap really stood out. The peak could shield your eyes or neck (if you wore it ‘backwards’) and somehow the … Continue reading Sandbox Classic 2.0 Helmet Review
Are you on instagram? if so, tag your distance skating photos with #SkateFurther! Click the link up at the top to go and see the #SkateFurther photos that others are posting! Thinking of doing a sticker run on #skatefurther too! What do you think? Continue reading #SKATEFURTHER
Samuel has been over in the Skatefurther Forum letting us know about an experiment he has been working on. A lower than low LDP board. For more info on his setup visit the ‘How To‘ section on the forum. Watch the video bleow to see his LowDP in action! Continue reading Rayne Piranha 0° setup
We all have our goals, and Skatefurther ambassador Marco Heinen (@boozy) had a special one in 2016. After conquering Cancer in 2014 he competed in his first real long-distance Event at the 2015 Dutch Ultrakate in Spaarndam/NL and achieved 100miles. Just 4 weeks later, he was struck by a car, getting forced into a wheelchair for 6 months with multiple fractures in the leg. After … Continue reading Forum – 10 things you learn while skating an Ultraskate
A really great video popped up on the Skatefurther Facebook page recently. A Short video about a trip around the island of Texel by Jan van Thoor. About a 60k push, all the way around the island of Texel, off the coast of Holland. Some of the most amazing roads, really an awesome place to ride! Longboarding Texel from Jan vT on Vimeo. We love … Continue reading Forum – Longboard Texel
So you are keen on a journey? Got yourself a bucket list of somewhere you want to skate? What are you looking for – views, challenging terrain, freedom camping, different activities and culture? Maybe a good pub or two? Nova Scotia is somewhere that has been on our radar for some time. It offers a huge range of distance skating options from quiet backroads to … Continue reading Destination – Nova Scotia