Updated February 06, 2019 by Brett Dvoretz

The 10 Best Skateboards For Beginners

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This wiki has been updated 5 times since it was first published in January of 2019. Skateboarding is a fun and healthy way to add some exercise to your day, or just to get from point A to point B in an eco-friendly manner. Whether you are an adult or child, it is important to get a good beginner model that suits your needs and skill level. On this list you'll find a variety of different styles, from longboards to minis. Just make sure to always wear safety gear when you ride. When users buy our independently chosen editorial choices, we may earn commissions to help fund the Wiki. Skip to the best skateboard for beginners on Amazon.

10. Merkapa 22-Inch

9. Krown Rookie

8. Playshion Drop-Through Longboard

7. Penny Nickel

6. Quest Super Cruiser Original

5. Enjoi Whitey Panda

4. Rimmable Mini Cruiser

3. Retrospec Zed

2. Minority 32-Inch

1. Positiv Andy Macdonald

Editor's Notes

February 05, 2019:

We realize that not ever beginner is a child, more and more adults are choosing to pick up the sport every day. For that reason, we made sure to include models to suit all ages and sizes of riders. We also wanted to provide you with a variety of different board styles, since some people may want to learn on a longboard cruiser, while others may prefer a trick skateboard.


Brett Dvoretz
Last updated on February 06, 2019 by Brett Dvoretz

A wandering writer who spends as much time on the road as in front of a laptop screen, Brett can either be found hacking away furiously at the keyboard or, perhaps, enjoying a whiskey and coke on some exotic beach, sometimes both simultaneously, usually with a four-legged companion by his side. He has been a professional chef, a dog trainer, and a travel correspondent for a well-known Southeast Asian guidebook. He also holds a business degree and has spent more time than he cares to admit in boring office jobs. He has an odd obsession for playing with the latest gadgets and working on motorcycles and old Jeeps. His expertise, honed over years of experience, is in the areas of computers, electronics, travel gear, pet products, and kitchen, office and automotive equipment.


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