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Beginner Tips for Adult Sk8rs (Video)

40-something Heidi Wachter demos the three moves that helped her get comfortable on her skateboard as an adult — and tries something new, too!

Experience Life‘s Heidi Wachter walks us through three beginner tips for getting back on your skateboard as an adult, with demos by 3rd Lair skatepark instructor Travis Wood. From the duck walk to pushing to pumping, these moves will help you get comfortable on your skateboard — whether you’re a newbie or getting back on board after a long hiatus.

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