Skatebaording is the perfect activity for self-expression and creativity, just grab your board and view the world as your skate park.
As a sport, you try show off the best trick you can do – but it doesn’t have to be competitive, its all about challenging yourself to learn something new and constantly improving. You’ll also be the first one getting to where you need to go as you skate around.
Why is it good for me?
- Promotes creativity and self-expression
- Encourages healthy risk-taking, perseverance while building confidence to try something
- Increases balance
How much will it cost me?
There may be initial costs in buying a skateboard and protective gear if you choose so. To start riding though is absolutely free!
There are female only skateboarding sessions run by skate schools that cost about $10 per session. All you need to do is turn up no matter what level of skateboarding skill you have. They’ll provide all equipment and coaches to get you skateboarding quicker!
What do I need to play?
- A Skateboard
- Covered shoes to protect your feet
- Protective equipment (Helmet, knee pads, elbow pads)
To find the closest skatepark in Auckland to you.