Longboarding Terms Dictionary

official longboarding dictionary

Does it ever feel like some longboarders are speaking another language? Have you ever heard a longboarding term and had no clue what it meant? We put together a helpful guide that defines some words and phrases you may hear within the community. Our longboarding terms dictionary is always evolving, so be sure to let us know in the comment section if we missed anything and we may consider adding it.

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There are 7 names in this directory beginning with the letter P.
Pagan
noun
1. An OG Colorado downhill team.

Pivot
noun
1. The end of the hanger that meets the baseplate, defines the turn axis.

Pocket
noun
1. The spot on a deck where feet are supposed to go.

Powder coat
noun
1. A coat of paint typically used to give cast trucks colors.

Precision (trucks)
noun
1. A precision truck is made by cutting a block of solid aluminum with a cnc. Precision trucks are much stronger and precise than regular cast trucks.

Press
noun
1. A machine used for board making.

verb
1. The act of putting a board in a press and well, pressing it.

Puck
noun
1. The hard disc that enables slide gloves to resist abrasion from the ground at speed.


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