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  We are facing challenging times and these days creativity is acting weird with some of us: one day it strikes hard and you find yourself sewing till 2AM, another day your brain feels dry like an empty pool (I wish I could skate that btw). If today is one of your "low" moments, I got your back, my friends. I personally love handmade zines, even more than printed ones. They are extremely easy to make and to fold, plus if you start from scratch you won't even need a printer. How cool is that? For those of you who...

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Beginner, Gear Reviews, Rollerskate -

Get the most out of your CIB wheels! Knowing which wheels are the best choice for you can be tricky! Sam from the CIB Skate Team has rolled on all our wheels and is here to break down the best deal for you to get the most out of your pump and maximize your hang time!

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Beginner, How To, Rollerskate, Skatepark -

It can be hard to know what the best set-up is required to roller skate in skate-parks, especially if you're new to skating.

Whether you're transitioning a set of derby skates or setting up a brand new kit, here are our top 3 quick tweaks to your roller skates that will make your first rolls in the ramp easy breezy! 

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History, Skatepark, Terminology -

Getting used to the skatepark lingo can take some time, especially as the youngin’s continue to integrate new slang into the conversation. 

Hey, it's all Gucci! We got you covered with our key takeaways for skating the terminology we choose to use to spread the stoke in the park! 

Be sure to continue the conversation in the comments, and remember, everyone makes mistakes, but together we can learn and work to make this community a better, safer place for all! 

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How To, Skatepark, Slide, Terminology -

Intimidation or fun? Why not both? Flammers here form CIB Yorkshire in England. I have been playing around on rails for a good year now and although I can get on, slide and get off I wouldn’t say I had mastered the skills yet. And that’s ok! All in good time... Tell you what though, I do enjoy the feeling of sliding a rail no matter how far I travel! Like most of the stuff we try in the skate park there is usually a way to break it down and approach it from a beginners point of view, and rails are no exception. It doesn’t need to be intimidating, find a nice low rail or build your own for ultimate satisfaction. (See my build idea on Dog Days magazine website)

Here are my top tips for getting started! We all begin somewhere right!

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