Skateboard Safety

Albert Cyprys has been skateboarding for years, and he enjoys the opportunity to ride throughout the five boroughs of New York City. New York has several excellent hot spots for skateboarders and those seeking unique parks and recreational areas. Skateboarding requires extreme coordination and experience but can be enjoyed by anyone. Wearing protective gear can save lives, make no mistake about it. In a city environment, riders see many unique dangers and sometimes, they don’t see them coming. Wearing a helmet, elbow pads, and kneepads can be very helpful in extreme situations, but even just wearing a helmet can help save your life in a serious accident.

If you plan to do any advanced skateboarding jumps or aerial tricks, it is important to have a good grasp of skateboarding basics. The adage of “practice makes perfect” truly applies to skateboarding. Skateboarding is a sport that requires strong instincts, unique strength, balance and agility and often fearlessness.

Skateboarding can be an easy and cost-effective way to get around town is also a fairly simple and fast method for commuting around car traffic. In a city, cars are often at a dead stop so finding quicker paths can be truly beneficial if you’re in a hurry. However, if you have deliveries or packages, you may want to consider a bike or a really big backpack. You may also want to consider the level of exercise required to ride a skateboard, it’s a great way to stay in shape while saving time, money and stress. Yup, riding a skateboard is great stress relief.

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