Longboarding 101 - Learn to Push and Carve

Get pushing with some pro tips from pro longboarder Spencer Smith. Figuring out your stance, how to push, and then how to safely carve will help you gain confidence and get riding quickly. This video gives you the foundation you'll need to continue learning how to longboard. In this episode we specifically cover:
  • How to determine your stance when longboarding
  • How to push your longboard
  • Common beginner mistakes when pushing
  • The basics of carving and turning on a longboard

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