Introduction and characteristics of longboard
Longboard (longboard), first born from surfboards and roller skate wheels, is similar to surfboards/snowboards with wheels. Compared with ordinary skateboards, it has a longer and wider board surface, larger, softer and wider wheels, longer endurance, better road adaptability, faster hands-on time and better operating feeling. The length of the long board is usually between 33-59 inches (84 to 150cm) and the width between 9.0-10.0 inches (22.8-25.4cm). The main materials include maple, bamboo, fiberglass, carbon fiber, metal, mixed materials, etc.
Longboarding (longboarding) and streetboarding (streetskateboarding) have a collective name, namely skateboarding, both of which belong to extreme sports.
Longboard’s gameplay is particularly diverse. There is no strict international regulation for these gameplays.
The longboard is almost always linked to speed. In downhill, the speed is usually up to (30–120km/h). The current world record is 130.08km/h.
The fun of longboarding lies in: downhill, slide, drift, dancing (make various tricks on the board, like dancing), fancy freestyle, obstacle slalom, walking, etc.
Longboards are very popular in North America and Europe.
Due to its gameplay, the longboard has a rich variety of board types.