So are there any skate-spots in Goa?? We often ask ourselves this question… Thankfully, the answer is a resounding ‘yes’! All the concrete ramps here are DIY (Do It Yourself) built by either Indian skatepark builders, locals or builders from abroad. I have included the google map locations of all the following places. In the following list I will share some information about various skateparks, ramps and skate-spots where we’re mostly found shredding in Goa:
A skateboard is usually carried with your bare hands. But sometimes when you travel in buses and trains, or to other cities in flights you might want a better option so that your hands stay free. This blog post will guide you through how to travel with your skateboard with ease.
As you all know, skate shoes don't come cheap. It is always good to know some tips and tricks to prolong the life of your shoe.This is Vaibhav Rasam, and I’ve been fixing skate shoes with various materials that are readily available in the Indian market. Let's have a look at some of the options
Pressure cracks are usually formed on the board when the bolts are tighten too tightly. It leaves very less room for the board to suck in the impact while doing tricks. Even humidity plays a role in creating pressure cracks. As wood expands/contracts based on humidity level, if you tighten the nuts too tight it'll create a crack if there is pressure being built up. The pressure cracks are usually formed near the bolts
Bushings is the small cone type structure sitting in between the kingpin bolt in pair(cone-cylinder combo). If you are facing problem in taking turns and carving, It's time to replace your bushings. Bushings come in various hardness ranging from 84A(softest) to 100A(Hardest).All Piso trucks use 95A bushings for
If you want to place an order for a custom skateboard of your desired graphics and performance are confused which parts are required to form a complete then follow our guidelines below. For choosing right deck size
Skateboarding has always been for the ones driven by passion. For the one’s who wanted to do things differently and the ones who at some point got tired of waiting on the sidelines. We skate because it liberates us. For some of us it gives us joy, for some it’s an outlet to our problems and for some it's the outlet to our creativity. This is why we don’t make excuses
Shrey Sawant, born in Goa, better known by his writers tag 'Flyin Munki', is a Graffiti artist & an illustrator. His name came through his fascination with the Indian Langurs during his childhood, Later translated to Munki. He was inclined to the art & creativity since his childhood, drawing on walls of his home in Goa & expressing his mind. As a majority of the Indian population, he was streamlined into the field of engineering but his art was by his side, hand-in-hand. In the year 2011, he broke the Indian household stigma of 'success comes from academics' and decided to pursue his career by displaying his art to our society. He started off as a graffiti artist and illustrator and his growth as an artist led him to expand his expertise to different art forms, that are digital illustration & tattooing.
Deck sizes on PISO skateboards are available in 7.75’’, 8”, 8.125”, 8.25” & 8.5''. Where say size 7.75in says the width of the board is 7.75in. A very general rule is that if you have big feet you might want to go with a wider board. If you’re smaller than UK size 8 or are shorter than 5’10” then a size 7.75’’ or 8” board should be good. If you are tall and have huge feet - go for an 8.25+” buddy