Protective Gear - Skateboard Longboards

When you are longboarding or skateboarding, always wear protective gear to avoid any real injuries. Take care of yourself. Safety First! Skate Helmets and pads will help with this.

Wear a helmet that fits well and the buckle should be closed. Skate helmets are pieces of safety equipment designed to protect your head in the event of a fall or crash.  Some states, like Califonia, require wearing a helmet when skating for people under 18.

Knee and elbow pads reduce the severity of scrapes and cuts and prevent gravel burns.

Wrist Guards to support your wrist during falls and reduce the risks of breaking a bone.

Good shoes with soles that don't slip.

What protective gear should I wear when longboarding?

You should wear a helmet, wrist guards, knee pads, and elbow pads to protect yourself from potential injuries while longboarding.

Is it necessary to wear longboard protective gear?

Yes, wearing protective gear is essential when longboarding to minimize the risk of injury. Even experienced riders can fall or have accidents, so it's important to be prepared and protect yourself.

How do I choose the right size for longboard protective gear?

You should measure the circumference of your head, wrist, knee, and elbow to determine the appropriate size for each protective gear. Be sure to refer to the manufacturer's sizing chart before making a purchase.

Can I still get injured even if I'm wearing longboard protective gear?

Yup, wearing protective gear does not guarantee complete protection against injury. However, it does help minimize the severity of potential injuries and can provide a layer of protection in case of a fall or collision.