Longboarding takes skateboarding back to it’s surfing roots, reminiscent of the Dogtown Z-Boys era of skateboarding in the 1970s. Longboards are designed to be carved and cruised around in a motion more like surfing than modern day skateboarding. If bombing through the city is your thing, we have the full range of Pennyboards, perfect for tearing through the streets. If you’re more into full size longboards we have ranges from Mindless, Aloha, Sector nine which are more ideal for cruising along the concrete waves. Buy a longboard that's perfectly suited to your skating style.
Some people love nothing more than mastering challenging skateboard tricks like kickflips, hardflips and tray flips while others prefer to take to the skies on their deck by tearing up a halfpipe. However, there will always be those of us who thrive on the adrenaline rush that a longboard almost guarantees as you rip through the streets at mind-blowing speeds. Longboards became the big thing way back in the 70s when surfers couldn't simply rest when the waves weren't on their side. Nowadays, there are lots of different boards available, from mini longboards with their sleek design to the more conventional full-size long-boards and complete longboards that offer a smooth and stylish ride.
If you are already own a reliable longboard and are in need of extra parts such as longboard wheels, trucks or bearings we stock them all, online and in store. Protection is also important and we know sometimes it doesn’t look exactly “cool” to wear knee pads and elbow pads but we all know skating protection is crucial, especially if you are surfing through the busy city. Here at Slick Willie’s we stock everything from slide gloves, to pad sets and so much more.. So be smart and wear the right gear!