Most skateboarders opt for bearings that are rated 3 or 5 on the ABEC scale.
In 2002, Tony Hawk started the Boom Boom HuckJam, a 30-city arena tour, which includes the top skateboarders, BMX and Motocross riders performing routines to punk and hip hop music.
Founded in 1993 by skateboarders Eli Morgan Gessner, Adam Schatz and Rodney Smith, Zoo York specializes in skateboards, apparel and accessories for men and women.
The subway tunnel was home to hundreds of skateboarders and artists, who would meet late at night and scrawl old school graffiti artwork on its walls during the late 1970s.
Zoo York has been around since 1993, created by skateboarders Eli Morgan Gessner, Adam Schatz, and Rodney Smith.