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Most important tip: Speed is the key.. just about any trick you do is going to be easier if you're going faster.
You'll definitely want to have some of the basics down before you head out to the park and start shredding.
Those bongo board things are actually pretty helpful for developing good balance. They can be purchased or even made at home pretty easily.
Not sure about these LED skateboards. They're a cool idea for the kiddies, but it seems like having wires and batteries embedded in them would weaken them somewhat.
I've been skating since 1985 or thereabout. When you weigh 200+ pounds like me, you gotta make sure your board is pretty tough.
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Helmets get in the way and make your head itchy. That will distract you from oncoming traffic and get you killed. Start at the top of the hill and COMMIT! WHEEEEEEEEEEEE!!! :-D
Oh, and wear several of those GoPro HD video cameras and leave a note to your executor to have them posted to woot!
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Still single, can't imagine why.