Parents guide

We have created a range or articles to help parents understand about longboarding and skateboarding. Most of these guides are based on conversations we have with parents and also Hop's experience as a dad with a son and daughter that have grown up skating.


Parents Buying Guide

Parents guide to buying a child's first skateboard


Safety issues

Should I insist on a helmet?

Do they need slide gloves?


Getting involved

Events and gatherings

Help organise

Parents can skate too ! (coming soon)

Dad's guide for getting back into skating (coming soon)