To get the most out of your skateboarding experience, it is important to be safe and well, stylish! Because why not right? But seriously, even riding a skateboard can be dangerous and you need to make sure that you have taken all the precautionary measures to protect yourself.
Apart from being safe, you can also express your creativity and make your skateboard look stylish. A skateboard with no accessories is boring and incomplete. An experienced skater will always ensure they have the best and latest accessories to improve their riding experience.
Here is a list of accessories you can get with your skateboard to have a complete experience.
While normal cuts and bruises are normal during any activity. Hurting your head can have grave consequences. Most skateboard injuries and accidents take place on the road and that is why you need to take your safety seriously and get a helmet to protect yourself. Especially if you are a beginner.
Safety gear kit
This includes knee pads, wrist guards and elbow pads. These areas are very prone to injury. They are also sensitive areas and you need to make sure they stay protected or any injury can hinder you from skateboarding for a while. As they say, it is always better to be safe than sorry!
Nose and tail guard
This will increase the lifespan of your skateboard by protecting the deck. They are usually made from either rubber or plastic and you can just fit them in your deck so it incurs minimum damage while riding. Constant contact with the surface and tricks can chip or break away the wood of your deck and a nose guard and a tail guard will ensure that your deck is protected at all times.
They provide and safety and make your skateboard ultra hip! Riding your skateboard at night can be dangerous, especially on the road as a driver may not be attentive and doesn’t see you. Installing board blazer lights under your skateboard will make you noticeable on roads and improve the look of your skateboard.
No, these are not just for style. If it gets really sunny in your area, then sunglasses will help in riding as they will not let the sun directly hit your eyes.
Apart from that, if it is extra windy outside then sunglasses will also protect your eyes from dust. Dust and wind can actually irritate the eyes to a point where they will hinder your skateboarding experience.
Skate tool kit
This is a lifesaver if you are skateboarding and any part of your skateboard becomes loose or doesn’t work properly. Having a skate tool kit can aid you in fixing any screws or bolts on your skateboard that need to be fixed to ensure a smooth ride. Every single person who skates should have this tool in hand to enhance their experience.
While, these are the must have accessories you can even buy stylish skateboard wear to look cool. Just because you are skateboarding, doesn’t mean you can’t look at hip and cool!