Vans gives the classic Slip-On a super clean look in a simple all-black canvas upper, sitting on a vulcanized gum rubber Waffle sole.
|Fresh off the shelf!|
This is what I got myself for my birthday, my second customized longboard.
Surfing, no matter what level you're in, is like a drug. You always long for that feeling, that rush, and you keep coming back for more.
So, just as how the surfers back in the 1950's got the idea to surf the streets when the waves were flat, it's pretty much the same how it dawned on me to get into longboarding primarily to have more shred time on land and improve my surfing through muscle memory. This method is also used by Surf Coaches around the world. [Source: SurfScience.com]
First off, choosing a board
After doing some research, reading forums and customer reviews from renowned board shops, I finally found the perfect beginner board for my needs. And behold, the Pintail 40 from Original Skateboards.
These two videos sealed the deal and made me fall in love with the Pintail 40: